Elephant Seals

Offered by: California State Parks
Program Description:
This Program is not available during summer months (Starts again late September - Early October) The State of California maintains 278 state parks, of unique environmental, historical, and educational interest. One of the most interesting and unique, from the biological and environmental perspectives, is Ano Nuevo State Reserve, home of the largest rookery for northern elephant seals in the United States. This program introduces students to the evolutionary history and adaptations of the northern elephant seals of Ano Nuevo State Reserve. The highlight of the program is a video conference between students and a park ranger. The ranger acts as guide for a virtual tour of the rookery and discusses the evolutionary history and adaptations of elephant seals with you