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Red tail boa constrictor found in Pescadero

7-Foot-Long Burmese Python Found Under Car Near Pescadero School

Authorities are investigating how a 7-foot-long Burmese python ended up under a car parked outside of a school in Pescadero on Friday afternoon.

09/08/2014

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Animal Update: Finding Pet-Friendly Housing In The Bay Area

If struggling to find affordable housing in the Bay Area wasn’t bad enough, pet owners have an added variable to deal with when searching for a home, especially during the

09/08/2014

(Photo By Rebecca Abbey, with permission via Instagram)

2 Deer Stop Traffic On Golden Gate Bridge During Friday Evening Commute

Two northbound deer briefly stopped traffic on the Golden Gate Bridge Friday night as they made a run for the hills of Marin County.

09/05/2014

(Getty Images)

Monterey Bay Aquarium Knocks 21 Fish From Seafood Watch List

Twenty-one species of fish made the leap Tuesday off a watch list of seafood to avoid as unsustainably overfished.

09/03/2014

A vet examines a cat.  (Liu Jin/AFP/Getty Images)

Animal Update: Pets And High-Blood Pressure

High-blood pressure or hypertension is a fairly common condition in cats and dogs. Dr. Jennifer Scarlett with the San Francisco SPCA recommends blood pressure is checked at every veterinarian visit.

09/01/2014

A mountain lion. (National Park Service)

Mountain Lion Seen At Wunderlich County Park In Woodside

San Mateo County deputies are investigating a mountain lion sighting that occurred Sunday morning in Woodside.

08/31/2014

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San Francisco Dog Adoption Fees Reduced 50% For One Week

San Francisco Animal Care & Control is offering reduced adoption fees for qualified adopters on all dogs and puppies from Saturday, Aug. 30 through Friday Sept. 5.

08/29/2014

Ants (photo credit: ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images)

Ants Invade Bay Area Homes; A Side-Effect Of California’s Drought

If you think you’ve seen more ants in your kitchen than usual this summer, you may not be imagining things.

08/29/2014

Mountain Lion

Mountain Lion Spotted For Multiple Days In San Mateo’s Portola Valley

A mountain lion was spotted in Portola Valley the past two days, San Mateo County emergency officials said Sunday.

08/25/2014

(CBS SF)

Cats Dumped Outside Marin Humane Society Are Now Ready For Adoption

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.

08/22/2014

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