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Bertie Mae (Credit Six Flags Discovery Kingdom)

Asian Elephant ‘Bertie Mae’ Dies At Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Bertie Mae, a female Asian elephant at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, died at the age of 34.

04/11/2014

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Kitten, Puppy Videos Give Humane Society Silicon Valley A Viral Adoption Advantage

Their movie stars spend their time off set licking themselves, chasing their tails, or napping for hours. They eat kibble instead of caviar, and their hair stylists use a water hose, but these actors may be more captivating than anything Hollywood can dish out. The Humane Society Silicon Valley harnesses the ubiquitous online fascination with kitten and puppy videos by using volunteer producers to create a successful Internet marketing plan for adoptions.

04/10/2014

A mountain lion struggles to retain consciousness after being tranquilized in a Santa Cruz creek bed. (CBS)

Mountain Lion Tranquilized, Rescued From Aqueduct Near Santa Cruz

A mountain lion that was trapped for hours in the Branciforte Creek aqueduct near downtown Santa Cruz was tranquilized and rescued Thursday afternoon.

05/16/2013

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ConsumerWatch: Fremont Pet Rule Catches Owners By Surprise

While most cities and counties request notification of a change in a pet’s status, Fremont’s Animal Care and Control Dept. requires notification. Failure to inform the city can lead to fines of up to $1,000.

05/15/2012