Baja’s Wild Side features the photography and stories of shark biologist Dr. Daniel Cartamil as he explores Baja California’s Pacific Coast region. Packed with over 100 breathtaking images, this book chronicles a fragile paradise of remote landscapes, wildlife, and cultural treasures on the verge of being overtaken by modern civilization. From the high sierra to ancient cave paintings hidden deep in the desert, to the surf-pounded Pacific, readers will discover Baja California’s little-known “Wild Side.”
Baja’s Wild Side
A Photographic Journey Through Baja California’s Pacific Coast Region
Author: Daniel Cartamil, PhD.
About the Author
Daniel Cartamil, PhD.
Dan Cartamil, PhD., is an expert in shark biology at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, CA. His passion for the natural world has led him to 10 years of photographing Baja California's untamed wilderness, particularly the Pacific coast region where he conducts research to protect migrating sharks from over-fishing. Fluent in English and Spanish, Dan has been able to dive deeply into Baja’s spectacular landscapes with the support of locals, including academic colleagues and artisanal fishermen. Dan is also an environmental consultant and avid conservationist — he lives and plays music in Encinitas, California.
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