Animals

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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

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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