Animals

Winston the dog with his owners, Alexis and Matt Lakin of San Rafael. (CBS)

Bay Area Couple Says Airline Lost Dog On Journey To SFO, Endured Hours Without Food Or Water

American Airlines has apologized to a North Bay couple after they said the airline lost their dog on a journey to the Bay Area and had to endure more than 12 hours without food or water.

06/18/2015

Foster Farms chicken is seen for sale in a grocery store in Los Angeles,California October 8, 2013.  (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Humane-Certified Foster Farms Under Investigation After Video Shows Abuse, Torture Of Live Chickens

Police are investigating poultry producer Foster Farms after an animal-rights group shot undercover video showing some chickens being slammed upside-down into metal shackles, punched and having their feathers pulled out while they were still alive.

06/17/2015

A gray whale's flukes. (OMAR TORRES/AFP/Getty Images)

Whale Migration Record Broken By Female Of Species Recently Thought To Be Extinct

The whale migration record has been broken this year by a female western gray whale. The previous record, held by a humpback whale at 10,000 miles, was broken by 9-year-old, Vavara who traveled 14,000 miles going from Russia to Mexico and back again.

06/15/2015

An American black bear (Ursus americanus) in forest (Getty Images)

Black Bear Captured After Roaming Monterey Streets

The city of Monterey was busy dealing with a curious bear in the streets Sunday.

06/14/2015

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Mountain Lion Spotted In Woodside

A mountain lion was sighted in Woodside Saturday night, according to the San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services.

06/14/2015

Sea Hare

Return Of The Blob! Big Purple Sea Slugs Wash Ashore In East Bay

Big purple sea slugs are washing up on East Bay beaches this summer to the wonder and curiosity of beach combers and naturalists.

06/12/2015

Frodo, a terrier mix puppy needing treatment for parvovirus. (Oakland Animal Services)

Roberta Shares How Animal Lovers Can Help Their Furry Friends

Friends of Oakland Animal Services is asking for the public’s help to save the life of a special puppy and others like him.

06/12/2015

A North Pacific rattlesnake (Croatalus oreganus oreganus) (Mike Spencer/Sonoma County Reptile Rescue)

Pittsburg Toddler Bitten By Backyard Rattlesnake Recovering At Hospital

Officials say a 2-year-old girl bitten by a rattlesnake in the East Bay is in stable condition.

06/11/2015

A poisonous rattlesnake. (YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Rattlesnake Bites Toddler In Pittsburg Backyard

A Pittsburg toddler was airlifted to a hospital after suffering a bite from a rattlesnake Tuesday evening, according to firefighters.

06/10/2015

A Golden Eagle.  (Source: Tony Wisgett; Wikimedia Commons)

Wind Farms Spacing Out Turbines To Better Accommodate Birds; Reduce Death Rates

The wind farm on Altamont Pass is one of the deadliest locations in the Bay Area for eagles, hawks and other birds to fly, but is slowly becoming a safer place because companies are restructuring.

06/08/2015

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