Animals

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SF Zoo Welcomes Four New Baby Flamingos

Four new baby flamingos have been getting used to their new home at the San Francisco Zoo, the first flamingo chicks to hatch there in four years.

09/25/2014

Exotic animals, including a camel greeted recovering patients at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek Wednesday. (CBS)

Exotic Therapy Animals Greet Recovering Patients At John Muir Medical Center In Walnut Creek

Exotic animals greeted patients to celebrate National Rehabilitation Awareness Week at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek Wednesday.

09/24/2014

A family of raccoons. (Wisc. DNR)

Raccoon Invasion Worse Than Usual In North Bay Neighborhood

Neighbors in a North Bay area considered ‘Raccoon Central’ by some say this year’s raccoon invasion is worse than usual.

09/22/2014

(photo courtesy: City of Alameda)

Animal Update: The Problems With Rodenticide

KCBS’ Jeff Bell talks with Dr. Jennifer Scarlett from the San Francisco SPCA to discuss what rodenticide is and how to protect your pets from it.

09/22/2014

A mountain lion cub. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mountain Lion Seen On La Honda Road In San Mateo County

San Mateo County officials report a mountain lion sighting took place Sunday morning in La Honda near the southern end of the La Honda Creek Open Space Preserve.

09/21/2014

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Burglars Posing As Animal Service Officers Ransack Elderly Couple’s Fremont Home

A man who posed as a Fremont animal services officer burglarized the home of an elderly couple on Wednesday.

09/19/2014

(Marin Humane Society)

Animal Update: Pets’ Eye Color Changes Explained

When your cat’s or dog’s eye color changes, it’s a pretty fascinating thing. The SF SPCA’s Dr. Jennifer Scarlett says sometimes it’s normal with age, but other times it can be due to congenital reasons or diabetes.

09/15/2014

Birds Fly Over Central Valley Rice Field

Conservationists Rent California Rice Fields As Habitat For Drought-Threatened Migrating Birds

With severe drought covering 95 percent of California, ‘pop-up wetlands’ are one of the few tools that conservationists have to help stave off possible bird die-offs this fall.

09/13/2014

Mountain Lion

Mountain Lion Spotted Next To Dead Deer In San Carlos Neighborhood

A mountain lion was seen Thursday night in San Carlos, according to the San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services.

09/12/2014

Mountain Lion

DNA Test Confirms Mountain Lion Shot Dead Was Same One That Mauled Boy Near Cupertino

A DNA test has confirmed that a mountain lion shot and killed by authorities was the same animal that grabbed and bit a 6-year-old boy on Sunday.

09/12/2014

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