Elephant Seals Expand Their Breeding Grounds at Point Reyes National Seashore – March 22, 2019

If you visit Drake’s beach at Point Reyes National Seashore, there may still be an elephant seal or two taking up your parking space.

Every year in the winter, the Northern Elephant Seal makes the California Coast its home to breed and raise its young. But this year, one colony at Point Reyes National Seashore is doing something researchers haven’t seen before. Reporter Adia White has the story

The Elephant Seal breeding season is now winding down. There are fewer than 100 breeding females at Point Reyes, down from a seasonal peak of about 1,200. To see photos of the Northern Elephant Seals at Drake’s beach visit norcalpublicmedia.org.