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painters brave wind, wildlife on island
Año Nuevo Island, part of the Año Nuevo State
Reserve, is normally off-limits to anyone but scientists studying its
abundant wildlife. An exception was made, though, for a hardy trio of
UCSC painters. The crew donned wetsuits to reach the site, then contended
with seals, sea lions and dive-bombing gulls to paint the Foghorn Building,
used by researchers. Sixty gallons of heavy-duty paint was applied to
the structure, which hadn't been painted in 19 years. More
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