Animals

Mountain lion (Nick Nass/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

Mountain Lion Spotted Roaming Near Stanford University

A mountain lion was seen wandering around near Stanford’s campus Thursday night, the latest sighting in a densely populated Bay Area location.

07/10/2015

trout trapped in Gilroy creek. South Bay. California drought. Water drying up.

West Coast Drought Producing ‘Unprecedented’ Lethal Conditions For Salmon, Trout

In California, inland fisheries managers are considering emergency closures on several rivers so that fish weakened by the warm water do not die, even if they are released by anglers.

07/08/2015

One of the mountain lion sightings in San Francisco captured on a security camera. (Presidio Trust)

Mountain Lion Spotted In San Francisco 4 Times Recently; First Sighting In Years

Authorities say there have been four mountain lion sightings, all believed it to be the same animal, in San Francisco over the last week.

07/08/2015

National Parks Service lifeguards load a dead dolphin onto their truck. (Joey DeRuy)

Scientists Try To Determine What Killed 3 Sea Mammals Washed Ashore On SF’s Ocean Beach

Marine scientists are trying to figure out why several marine mammals washed ashore Ocean Beach in San Francisco on Monday.

07/07/2015

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Mountain Lion Roams Close To Busy Daly City Mall

The latest Bay Area mountain lion sighting happened at a rather unusual place in Daly City.

07/07/2015

Shark Warning

Swimmers Warned Of Great White Sharks Off Seacliff State Beach In Santa Cruz County

In the past week, up to fifteen young great white sharks have been spotted along the coast off Santa Cruz and signs posted on state beaches are warning people to think twice before getting in the water.

07/03/2015

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

German Shepherd Loose On East Bay Highway Evades CHP Officers For 2 Hours

California Highway Patrol officers spent nearly two hours scrambling to catch a German Shepherd loose on East Bay highways Thursday morning, but the dog evaded officers as it ran onto Berkeley city streets, CHP officials said.

07/02/2015

Great White Shark (Getty Images)

Strengthening El Nino Possibly Linked To More Shark, Exotic Fish Sightings Off California Coast

Warmer waters from a building El Nino may one reason for the recent great white shark sightings in Santa Cruz County.

07/02/2015

A turtle's eye view of the Great Barrier Reef (WWF-Australia)

GoPro-Wearing Turtle Takes You On A Magical Ride Through Great Barrier Reef

A new conservation project lets anyone take a leisurely swim along Australia’s Great Barrier Reef through the eyes of a sea turtle.

07/01/2015

A dolphin leaped onto a family’s boat in the waters off Dana Point in Southern California. (Photo courtesy OC Sheriff’s Dept.)

Dolphin Leaps Onto Boat, Breaks SoCal Woman’s Ankles

A dolphin leaped onto a boat in Southern California, crashing into a woman and breaking both her ankles.

07/01/2015

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