Urban Wildlife

Pulled From the Bay – An Angry Stingray

  |   Creeks, Infiltrations, Parks, Spots Explored, Urban Wildlife, Video, Watershed   |   6 Comments

Clearly, the stingray is the star of this video, as it should be. The cruel, matter-of-fact way that the fisherman handles it doesn't seem to lessen its sinister awesomeness. Perhaps it's a good symbol for this whole area of San Francisco. This video covers Candlestick Point, Yosemite...

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Blackie the Wonder Horse Swims the San Francisco Bay

  |   History, Urban Wildlife, Video   |   5 Comments

digg_url = 'http://digg.com/pets_animals/Blackie_the_Wonder_Horse_Swims_the_San_Francisco_Bay'; Why on God's green earth did anyone dream up this 1938 stunt? To quote the narrator, "Your guess is as good as mine." This poor horse chased a handful of sugar and towed a fat, useless human named "Shorty Roberts," as it swam...

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