Pete Thomas

Pete Thomas

Pete Thomas worked at the Los Angeles Times for 20 years as a journalist specializing in outdoors and action sports. He started at GrindTV.com in March, 2010, and enjoys surfing, hiking, skiing, and being in nature.

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1341 Articles by Pete Thomas

Shaggy the dog eludes capture for 6 months

Abandoned Newfoundland-mix wearing a bear-like coat is spotted frequently in a Michigan neighborhood, but nobody seems to be able to catch him

Abandoned Newfoundland-mix wearing a beaar-like coat is spotted frequently in a Michigan neighborhood, but nobody seems to be able to catch him.

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Yosemite reports rare red fox sightings

Sierra Nevada red fox, one of the rarest animals in North America, is spotted inside California wilderness park for the first time in nearly 100 years

Sierra Nevada red fox, one of the rarest animals in North America, is spotted inside California wilderness park for the first time in nearly 100 years.

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White dolphin spotted in Monterey Bay

'All the guests were excited to see something so stunning,' naturalist Melissa Galeiti says of the rare sighting; young Risso's dolphin might be a true albino

"All the guests were excited to see something so stunning,” naturalist Melissa Galeiti says of the rare sighting. Young Risso's dolphin was with its mom.

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Gray whale megapods spotted off SoCal

Rare sightings on all-day voyage out of Dana Point include two groups of 12-plus migrating leviathans; one was being harassed by Risso's dolphins

West Coast Whale Geeks enjoy a trip for the ages, spotting not one but two gray whale megapods—each with 12-plus mammals—migrating through local waters.

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Decoding the language of Humboldt squid

Mysterious denizens communicate by flashing colors and researchers, thanks to the use of squid-cams, are discovering more about what they might be saying

Mysterious creatures communicate by flashing colors, and scientists who used squid-cams are learning more about what they might be saying to each other.

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