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Bay Area sea gull population explodes, bringing flocks of problems

“These sea gulls, they need some thinning,” said Gilroy retiree Bill Valiquette, a lifelong Bay Area resident who has seen gull problems dramatically worsen. “Just go around and collect the damn eggs and throw them in the garbage. There’s too damn many to shoot. You’d have to take 15 guys with double-barrel shotguns and go crazy.” Wildlife experts say government biologists can’t simply massacre thousands of gulls. The public outcry would be too great. [email protected]

Nearly 15,000 seals fill Cape Cod’s beaches as the sea mammal’s population explodes

Nearly 15,000 seals have been drawn to the  beaches of Cape Cod, sunning themselves on the New England shores. Aerial pictures of the coast show the sea  mammals covering the area in brown. continued