The Whale Detective

The Whale Detective

Here at CIMI our backyard is full of all kinds of marine animals. The biggest of these animals includes the many species of cetaceans (whales, dolphins, and porpoises), which pass through the channel between Catalina Island and California quite...

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Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

 It’s the holiday season! In many places around the world that means it’s time to bundle up or travel somewhere close to the equator—somewhere warm. Many animals have that same mindset. The transition into the winter season can cue biological...

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The Journey of Migration

The Journey of Migration

 Every year, many species travel thousands of miles on a journey called migration. Migration is the process by which a species travels from one habitat to another. Animals may migrate thousands of miles due seasonal changes and or to mate, feed...

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Massive Migration of Gray Whales

Massive Migration of Gray Whales

Gray Whales have the longest known migration of any mammal traveling a total of about 10,000 to 14,000 miles! This migration typically starts in the Bering, Chukchi, and Beuafort Seas and ends around the coast of Baja California. This massive...

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Monarch Butterfly: Flighty Friends

Monarch Butterfly: Flighty Friends

Monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) are like the grandparents of the butterfly community, traveling south to warmer weather during winter months, and heading north again when it starts to warm up in the summer. Monarch butterflies are easy to...

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