Animals

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

(CBS SF)

Mountain Lion Suspected Of Attacking 6-Year-Old Boy Near Cupertino Killed

A mountain lion suspected of attacking a 6-year-old boy in the hills above Cupertino over the weekend has been reportedly found and killed.

09/10/2014

Red tail boa constrictor found in Pescadero

Reptile Rescue Group Seeks New Home For 7-Foot Burmese Python Found In Pescadero

A snake found under a car outside a school in Pescadero has been taken in by a reptile rescue organization that will try to find it a long-term home, according to the Peninsula Humane Society.

09/10/2014

An abstract painting by an Oakland Zoo hissing roach. (Oakland Zoo)

Oakland Zoo Auctioning Off Paintings By Animals To Support Wildlife Conservation

Oakland has been gaining national headlines in recent years for the rebirth of its art, culture and restaurant scene. But the work of some the city’s most popular residents can still be purchased for a few hundred bucks.

09/10/2014

(CBS SF)

DNA Test Reveals Mountain Lion That Attacked Boy Near Cupertino Is Male

Test results reveal the mountain lion that attacked a 6-year-old boy near Cupertino Sunday is a male.

09/10/2014

Brown pelican (Teréz Pechová-Hurst/Creative Commons)

Report Warns Climate Change Could Impact Half Of All North American Bird Species

The National Audubon Society has released a scathing report warning that climate change could force half of the nation’s bird species to move or adapt to smaller homes.

09/10/2014

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

Photo Credit: ThinkStock

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

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