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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1377 Articles by Pete Thomas

Endangered monk seal crashes manta dive

Divers viewing giant mantas off Kona are stunned to see a critically endangered Hawaiian monk seal swimming amid the mantas; 'Never-before-seen footage'

Divers viewing giant mantas off Kona are treated to a much rarer sight: that of a critically endangered (and pregnant!) Hawaiian monk seal amid the mantas.

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Women carry fight against rhino poaching

Black Mambas, the world's first all-female anti-poaching unit, are a powerful deterrent; 'I want my baby to see a rhino–that’s why I am protecting it'

Black Mambas, the world's first all-female anti-poaching unit, are a powerful deterrent against rhino poaching. "I want my baby to see a rhino."

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Ferocious waterspout slams beach in Brazil

Beachgoers scurry for cover as a waterspout comes ashore at Grande Recife, tossing chairs and umbrellas; 'Even a child was thrown by the strong wind'

Beachgoers scramble for cover as a waterspout comes ashore at Grande Recife, tossing chairs and umbrellas. "Even a child was thrown by the strong wind."

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Didga the rescue cat shreds a skate park

Didga the famous feline demonstrates why she's 'the world's best skateboarding cat'—and much cooler than dogs—inside a skate park in Australia

Didga the famous feline demonstrates why she's "the world's best skateboarding cat"—and much cooler than dogs—on the banks of a skate park in Australia.

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Humpback whales brawl over a female

Naturalist Kate Cummings photographs humpback whales in an epic clash of 40-ton titans off Maui; 'These guys were competing aggressively'

Naturalist Kate Cummings photographs humpback whales in an epic clash of 40-ton titans off Maui. "These guys were competing aggressively."

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Grouper stalks, devours invasive lionfish

Dramatic footage captured in the Caribbean is believed to be the first of its kind; lionfish, as a damaging non-native species, have no known natural predators

Dramatic Caribbean footage is believed to be the first of its kind. Lionfish, as a damaging non-native species, have no known natural predators.

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Llamas run amok on Arizona streets

Two llamas bolt through streets in Sun City, Arizona, and chaos ensues as citizens and police try to corral animals in an event that takes on its own life on Twitter

Two llamas bolt through the streets in Sun City, Arizona, and chaos ensues as citizens and police try to lasso them in an event that goes viral on Twitter.

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