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Thursday, Mar 13 2014 04:45 PM

PHOTO GALLERY: A visit to the California Living Museum

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    A dove walks near Louie, a black bear, while he eats some green grass in his quarters at the California Living Museum.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    A portrait of one of the bobcats at the California Living Museum, which is open daily for the public to view the animals.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    A pair of golden eagles are close to each other at CALM on Thursday afternoon. The golden eagle is named for the way the feathers on the nape of its neck glisten in the sun, according to the California Living Museum website.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    A great horned owl has a keen eye on things surrounding his living area at CALM Thursday.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    A raccoon lays on his side in his quarters for a nice portrait at the California Living Museum.

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By The Bakersfield Californian

Bears. Cats. Eagles. Owls. Raccoons. They all live at the California Living Museum in northeast Bakesfield, and you can see them daily.

CALM is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, except specified holidays. The zoo featuring animals and plants native to California is at 10500 Alfred Harrell Highway.

Californian photographer Casey Christie visited Thursday, and shares these images.

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