Mountain Lion Climbs 35-Foot Utility Pole In California DesertA mountain lion showed its climbing prowess by scaling a 35-foot utility pole in the California desert.
Orange County 'Wolf Dog' Saved From Euthanasia Now Heading To North Carolina SanctuaryA judge has ordered that Karma, whose plight has won the support of thousands of Orange County residents, be sent to a wolf sanctuary in North Carolina rather than be euthanized.
Abnormal Number Of Guadalupe Fur Seals Dying Off CaliforniaFederal officials are trying to determine why endangered Guadalupe fur seals have been stranding themselves and dying along the California coast, hundreds of miles from their usual habitat.
PETA Sues Whole Foods, Alleges Deception In Animal Welfare Rating SystemAn animal protection organization sued Whole Foods Market Inc. in federal court in San Jose Monday, accusing the natural foods grocery chain of deceiving customers in its claims of humane treatment of animals and poultry raised for meat.
Kayaking Man Almost Crushed By Whale Recounts Near-Death ExperienceA man kayaking in Monterey Bay who was nearly crushed to death by a breaching whale relives the terrifying incident.
Growing Number Of Dead Birds Show Up On Bay Area BeachesBirds known as murres are dying in record numbers, with many dead birds ending up on Bay Area beaches. Experts said warmer oceans are behind the die-off.
PHOTOS: Oakland Zoo Animals Paint Masterpieces For AuctionElephants, giraffes, lemurs, and even a cockroach at the Oakland Zoo have been exploring their creative sides to produce colorful paintings that will be auctioned for charity.
After Blocking Bay Bridge Traffic, Chicken Gets New HomeLast Wednesday Bay Area drivers met their match, when a chicken wandered into the Bay Bridge toll plaza, fouling up the morning commute for about four hours.
Chicken That Crossed Bay Bridge Toll Plaza Claimed By 2014 Oakland Mayoral CandidateA 2014 Oakland mayoral candidate has claimed ownership of a chicken that tried to cross the Bay Bridge on Wednesday and became the subject of countless jokes on social media.
No Sign Of Blue Whale Tangled In Fishing Line Off SoCal CoastThere is no sign of a blue whale that was entangled in fishing line off the Southern California coast.
Salinas Woman Sentenced To 3 Years Probation For Hoarding Diseased, Decomposing CatsA Salinas woman pleaded guilty to charges of animal cruelty in a case that involved pet cats found in varying stages of decomposition and diseased conditions.
Fairfield Bird Rescue Treats Growing Number Of Sick Seabirds, Warmer Oceans May Be To BlameIt's dinnertime at International Bird Rescue in Fairfield. The feather-friendly facility is packed with murres, birds who live their whole lives in the ocean and are rarely seen by humans.