kpix-7-2013-masthead kcbs 7-2013-masthead

Animals

(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

Photo Credit: ThinkStock

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

Lake Oroville Visitors Center photo showing 4 freshwater jellyfish, some as wide as a 50-cent piece (Credit Lake Oroville Visitors Center)

Bizarre Jellyfish Discovered In California’s Lake Oroville, Despite Historic Drought Conditions

Despite the historic drought, or perhaps partly because of it, rare freshwater jellyfish are thriving in the decimated Lake Oroville, a large inland lake nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, about 90 minutes north of Sacramento.

08/21/2014

In this handout photo provided by SeaWorld San Diego, mom and baby killer whale swim together at SeaWorld San Diego's Shamu Stadium February 14, 2013 in San Diego. (Mike Aguilera/SeaWorld San Diego via Getty Images)

Amid SeaWorld Controversy, Researcher Concludes Killer Whale Captivity Is Inappropriate

Since the release of the film, “Blackfish”, SeaWorld has seen a drop in attendance and a plummet of its stock price. One journalist researched killer whales in captivity and has drawn his conclusions in a book.

08/20/2014

Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog

Threat To Endangered Frogs Puts Tahoe Tree-Thinning Project On Hold

The U.S. Forest Service will postpone a tree-thinning project intended to decrease the wildfire risk at Lake Tahoe after a lawsuit raised concern about its effect on an endangered frog species.

08/11/2014

more

previous

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 53,945 other followers