Rare, venomous snake appears in SoCal

Rare, venomous snake appears in SoCal”

Taking a trip to a beach in Southern California is supposed to be a relaxing, leisurely experience.

As for the recently discovered female sea snake, lifeguards took it to the Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach, where the decision to euthanize it was made.

The yellow-bellied sea snake, which features a paddle-shaped tail, is found in the open ocean where it feeds exclusively on fish.

Our planet is getting warmer. Evidence of that fact is everywhere, from bleached coral reefs to damaged food supplies, and now it might also be pushing venomous sea creatures like the yellow-bellied sea snake farther north than they belong.

"For the fourth time in just over two years, we have discovered this lovely sea snake in Southern California", said Greg Pauly, associate curator of herpetology at the museum.

In a possible sign of ocean warming, a rare sea snake has turned up on a Southern California beach. The species is usually found in warmer waters off the coast of Mexico.

The sea snake, identified by its yellow belly, was found near the 18th Street lifeguard tower on Monday, which was the third report of the species in Southern California since 2015.

He pointed to rising ocean temperatures as the reason why this rare phenomenon was occurring more frequently.

Scientists have been voicing increasingly dire opinions with regards to climate change and the notorious "tipping point" from which we'll be unable to recover.

Karen Martin, a professor of biology at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, said that it was not unexpected to find the sea snakes washing ashore.

Like this



12 January 2018
Sit Investment Associates Inc. Sells 46400 Shares of Rockwell Automation, Inc. (ROK)
Kornitzer Capital Management Inc decreased Biogen Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB) stake by 3,935 shares to 35,050 valued at $10.98M in 2017Q3. Bowen Hanes And Inc holds 0.04% or 4,500 shares in its portfolio. (NYSE:ROK) on Monday, January 9 to "Equal-Weight" rating.

12 January 2018
ZWJ Investment Counsel Inc. Sells 2845 Shares of United Technologies Co. (UTX)
Ny State Common Retirement Fund holds 359,270 shares. (NASDAQ:CALM). 173 are held by Oakworth Cap. (NYSE:OI) for 174,000 shares. The stock of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) earned "Hold" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, September 15.

12 January 2018
'Battlestar Galactica,' Arrowverse Actor Donnelly Rhodes Dead at 80
Moore expressed his condolences about Rhodes' passing on Twitter, as did BSG star Aaron Douglas. Rhodes perhaps made his biggest mark as gruff Doc Cottle on Syfy's " Battlestar Galactica ".

12 January 2018
After Retirement Announcement, GOP Rep. Darrell Issa Considering Run in Neighboring District
FITARA provided federal chief information officers oversight over IT portfolios and required agencies to consolidate data centers. Of course, in that same election, Issa only defeated Democratic challenger Doug Applegate by fewer than 2,000 votes.

12 January 2018
Delta Air lines sued for 'anti-Jewish attitude'
Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Limited Liability Partnership Ma invested in 6,217 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Advisory Services Network LLC increased its holdings in shares of Delta Air Lines by 3.0% during the 2nd quarter.

12 January 2018
Spain's Supreme Court orders Catalan separatist leader Junqueras to remain jailed
After the Supreme Court's ruling, Puigdemont tweeted: "There is a conflict between Catalonia and Spain that must be resolved". The court's decision would prevent him from swearing in at the opening session of the new Catalan parliament on January 17.

12 January 2018
Production, Demand, Share, Price and Forecast to 2022 — Cell Culture Market
This factor is certainly expected to accelerate the development of regenerative medicine, thus driving industrial growth. Qualitative and quantitative review of Cell Culture Media market aspects will point towards investment feasibility.

12 January 2018
Trump Won't Be Removed With 25th Amendment — NY Times
The problem is that we have a ridiculous electoral system and a freakish set of circumstances that conspired to make this situation possible.

12 January 2018
Afghanistan : Taliban militants suffer heavy casualties in Nangahrar night raid
A Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, claimed the insurgent group was behind the attack. The militants are active in several southern districts of Nangarhar, including Achin.

12 January 2018
Brixmor Property Group (BRX) Downgraded to Neutral at Boenning Scattergood
ValuEngine upgraded shares of Brixmor Property Group from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. Moreover, Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Liability Corp has 0.01% invested in NiSource Inc. (NYSE: BRX ) for 142,017 shares.