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Journal: California History
California History (2014) 91 (2): 20–39.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Cyler Conrad; Allen Pastron Spotting a sea turtle or Galapagos tortoise on the early wharfs and streets of San Francisco or Sacramento, California during the Gold Rush (1848-1855) would not have been a rare event. Massive population influx into the San Francisco Bay region during this time resulted...