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Childhood Rules in California
We're celebrating the best of the Golden State. Explore expert field guides, read dream-job articles, and marvel at incredible artwork submitted from kids and families across the US.
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Expert Field Guides
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This bronze statue commemorates the strange and beloved mascot of UC Irvine—the only university to be represented by a giant anteater.
The flow from this waterfall sometimes comes out of springs below its rim.
A grove of "candelabra redwoods" deep in California's Lost Coast.
Nestled in Coachella Valley, this museum transports guests from the Mesozoic Era, to the land of Egyptian kings.
One of the oldest producers of hand-folded fortune cookies still uses its original secret recipe.
Spend a day hanging out with domesticated Russian foxes.
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