A dead whale washed up on a Point Reyes National Seashore beach this week is the latest of many reported in Northern California this spring, but experts said Wednesday that the influx is probably caused more by strong winds and a large whale population in the area than by any increase in mortality.
Game wardens are on the hunt for a bobcat that attacked a house cat in San Mateo County.
Another dead whale has washed up on a Bay Area beach, the seventh in just six weeks.
The house cat was attacked Friday afternoon by a mountain lion on the street in the Clipper Ridge neighborhood of El Granada, county officials said.
California would be the first state to ban using bullhooks to guide and discipline elephants, under a bill moving through the Legislature.
A dead gray whale found on a Half Moon Bay beach Tuesday was towed out to sea Thursday morning, a day after crews finished burying two other whales on a Pacifica beach.
Video shows dolphins seemingly swimming in circles to avoid the oil slick surrounding them after a pipeline in the Santa Barbara area spilled thousands of gallons of oil into the Pacific Ocean.
More than a dozen young great white sharks were spotted in waters off Sunset Beach in Huntington Beach.
Video of an injured sea turtle getting a second chance at life thanks to a 3D printed titanium jaw is racking up thousands of views on YouTube.
Public Urged To Stay Away From Santa Barbara Oil Spill As Crews Work To Minimize Environmental Impact
As the environmental impact from Tuesday’s oil spill near Santa Barbara grows dire, environmental groups are urging the public not to rush out to save wildlife afftected by the spill.