A mountain lion was spotted in Portola Valley the past two days, San Mateo County emergency officials said Sunday.
More than 100 cats and kittens have been dumped off the Marin Humane Society in a series of anonymous, late-night visits, overwhelming shelter operations. Now the first dozen are ready to be adopted.
Despite the historic drought, or perhaps partly because of it, rare freshwater jellyfish are thriving in the decimated Lake Oroville, a large inland lake nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, about 90 minutes north of Sacramento.
Since the release of the film, “Blackfish”, SeaWorld has seen a drop in attendance and a plummet of its stock price. One journalist researched killer whales in captivity and has drawn his conclusions in a book.
The U.S. Forest Service will postpone a tree-thinning project intended to decrease the wildfire risk at Lake Tahoe after a lawsuit raised concern about its effect on an endangered frog species.
San Leandro officer Dennis Mally and Rohan competed Saturday in the second annual Police K-9 Trials, where they won in the “searching” contest category.
Bay Area animal shelters are bracing for what they fear may be an ill-advised rush to acquire pet turtles and tortoises after the box office success of the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie.
After going missing for several weeks, the famed sea lions that make their home on San Francisco’s Pier 39 have returned.
A bear cub burned in a wildfire in Washington state is now on its way back to full health.
Some dog owners use prong collars in order to get their pets to obey, but some animal experts are not encouraging their use and provide alternatives to the “medieval” training device.