Animals

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

Brandon Crawford of the San Francisco Giants poses with guide dog puppy 'Crawford.' (CBS)

Giants’ Brandon Crawford Forms Special Connection With Guide Dog Puppy

Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford has developed a connection to a very special four-legged friend whose only goal is to help those who are having serious problems with their vision.

06/04/2015

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South Bay Dog Owners Warned After White Powder Found On Popular Trail

South Bay dog owners are being warned to watch what their pets pick up.

06/04/2015

SF Zoo Polar Bear

Polar Bear Piké, Born And Raised At San Francisco Zoo, Dies At 32

A long-lived polar bear died of old age at the San Francisco Zoo on Friday, according to zoo officials.

05/31/2015

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Deadly Dog Flu Arrives In California; 5 Warning Signs To Look For

A dangerous and sometimes deadly virus that has affected thousands of dogs in the Midwest has shown up in California.

05/29/2015

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Santa Rosa Couple Charged In Strangling Death Of Dog Tied To Post

Police say a Santa Rosa couple will face animal cruelty charges after their dog was strangled to death by the cable tying it to a backyard post.

05/29/2015

(Point Reyes National Seashore)

Rotted Whale Carcass Washes Ashore On Point Reyes Beach

A dead whale washed up on a Point Reyes National Seashore beach this week is the latest of many reported in Northern California this spring, but experts said Wednesday that the influx is probably caused more by strong winds and a large whale population in the area than by any increase in mortality.

05/27/2015

"Bengal" the cat survived a run-in with a bobcat near Half Moon Bay. (CBS)

House Cat Survives Bobcat Attack Outside Home In San Mateo County

Game wardens are on the hunt for a bobcat that attacked a house cat in San Mateo County.

05/24/2015

A dead whale on a Sonoma County beach. (Courtesy: California Parks Department)

Dead Gray Whale Washes Onto Sonoma County Beach; 7th This Year

Another dead whale has washed up on a Bay Area beach, the seventh in just six weeks.

05/24/2015

mountain lion

House Cat Found Dead In El Granada Was Attacked By Mountain Lion

The house cat was attacked Friday afternoon by a mountain lion on the street in the Clipper Ridge neighborhood of El Granada, county officials said.

05/24/2015

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