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California Spangled Cat
The California Spangled Cat is a new breed with markings similar to the great spotted cats such as the leopard or cheetah, so admired for their beautiful coats. The Spangled Catís creator, Paul Casey, a physicist and screenwriter from Los Angeles, developed the Spangled with the wild look in mind. A conversation with the late anthropologist Dr. Louis Leakey inspired Casey to create the Spangled Cat.
Rate:  (2.4)
California Newt (Taricha torosa)
Order: Caudata, Family: Salamandridae
The California newt is primarily located on the coastal range of California from Humbolt County to the Mexican border. Other isolated populations are also located in California, along the western slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range.
Rate:  (3.6)
Location: Amphibians
Gray Jay (Perisoreus canadensis)
Order: Passeriformes, Family: Corvidae
Nearctic: Breeding range: The Gray Jay is found from tree line in northern Canada and Alaska south through boreal and subalpine forests to northern California on the west coast, Arizona and New Mexico in the Rocky Mountains, northern Wisconsin in the midwest, and New York in the east. Winter range: The non-breeding range is essentially the same as the breeding range, as the Gray Jay does not migrate except for (in late fall and winter) occasional altitudinal movements in the Rockies and rare latitudinal movements elsewhere, probably due to food shortages. Perisoreus canadensis has never be...
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Location: Birds & Bats
Bobcat (Lynx rufus)
Order: Carnivora, Family: Felidae
Bobcats have long legs and large paws; stubby tails; rounded heads and slightly tufted ears. Males are usually larger than females. The bobcat's coloring varies depending on its geographic location. Bobcats inhabiting timber and heavy brush fields tend toward dark and rust-colored tones, while those found in northeastern California generally are a paler tawny-gray, often with a complete absence of spots on the back and less distinct markings; end of the tail is black tipped with white; upper legs have dark bars and face has thin, black lines radiating onto broad cheek ruff; black tufts ...
Rate:  (4.3)
Location: Big Cats
Sharp-tailed Snake (Contia tenuis)
Order: Squamata, Family: Colubridae
Nearctic: The Sharp-tailed Snake (Contia tenuis) is a North American species generally found in the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range from southern California to southern British Columbia and along the Pacific Coast of California. In California, this species can be found in and along the mountains from Eureka to central San Luis Obispo, and along western slope of the Sierras in the foothills and at middle to low elevations (max altitude 2130 m (7000 ft.).
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North Pacific Giant Octopus (Octopus dofleini)
Order: Octopoda, Family: Octopodidae
The giant octopus is the largest of all octopods, with a 31 feet arm span. Like all Octopus, they have 8 long arms, which suckers. This octopus typically lives off the northern coast of California and north toward Alaska and Japan.
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Location: Water Life
Striped Dolphin
Identified by the lateral stripes that originate at their eyes, the striped dolphins are sometimes seen swimming alongside large ships off California and in the Atlantic, a behavior known as bow-riding. In the eastern tropical Pacific, where they are also found, they tend to be shyer. These dolphins are energetic swimmers, sometimes moving upside down and jumping as high as twenty feet (6 m) out of the water to do backward somersaults. Social animals, they are commonly found in schools of up to five hundred individuals. The size of the school depends on geographic location; tho...
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Location: Water Life


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