SANTA BARBARA, CA A faithful Fear Beneath reader from our home town of Santa Barbara, CA, sent in this gruesome picture of a decapitated pinniped after walking in to the mostly-exclusive private beach of Hope Ranch. The rotting, fur-less, carcass showed signs of predation by scavengers, as it had been disemboweled and was spilling its intestines out onto the beach, in … [Read more...]
Decapitated Sea Lion: Ocean Beach Great White Shark Victim?
An update from our respected colleagues at The Shark Research Committee. OCEAN BEACH, SAN FRANCISCO On September 1, 2008 Michael Sullivan observed the following, which was reported today; "This email is in regards to the shark sighting on August 29th by Pete Maris South of Sloat Avenue. It may be important to note that a large sea lion washed up headless just south of … [Read more...]