Animals

A dolphin leaped onto a family’s boat in the waters off Dana Point in Southern California. (Photo courtesy OC Sheriff’s Dept.)

Dolphin Leaps Onto Boat, Breaks SoCal Woman’s Ankles

A dolphin leaped onto a boat in Southern California, crashing into a woman and breaking both her ankles.

07/01/2015

Images of an estimated 15 great white sharks were captured near Aptos on June 25th. (Photo: Giancarlo Thomae Photography)

Gaggle Of Great White Shark Pups Staying Put In Aptos; Beachgoers Unfazed (VIDEO)

Over a dozen great white sharks continue lurking near the shoreline at a Santa Cruz County beach.

07/01/2015

Truffle dog. (Getty Images)

Truffle Dogs Sniff Out Pricey, Pungent Fungus In Napa Valley

The growing appetite for truffles is feeding demand for dogs trained to sniff out the pungent fungus prized by chefs and foodies.

06/29/2015

police generic, siren, light, crime

Budding Serial Killer? Decapitated Animals Found By Railroad Tracks In Sacramento

Officials in Sacramento have found more decapitated animals, bringing the total number to more than a dozen since January.

06/28/2015

Crime Scene

Dead Dog Found With Its Legs Bound In Walnut Creek Canal; Animal Cruelty Investigation Underway

Contra Costa Water District workers found “Gino” the Australian Shepherd on Monday, drowned in a canal with his back legs bound in a shoelace.

06/24/2015

Scrapes cover a woman who survived a bear attack in Butte County. (6/24/15)

Bear Mauls NorCal Woman Trying To Save Her Golden Retriever (VIDEO)

A Northern California neighborhood is on high-alert after a woman survived a bear attack outside her home.

06/24/2015

bearded dragon lizard, pogona

Study Suggests Humans Are Behind Mass Extinction Of Animals

A mass extinction – the sixth of its kind in our 4.5-billion-year history – is well underway and humans are to blame.

06/21/2015

Winston the dog with his owners, Alexis and Matt Lakin of San Rafael. (CBS)

Bay Area Couple Says Airline Lost Dog On Journey To SFO, Endured Hours Without Food Or Water

American Airlines has apologized to a North Bay couple after they said the airline lost their dog on a journey to the Bay Area and had to endure more than 12 hours without food or water.

06/18/2015

Foster Farms chicken is seen for sale in a grocery store in Los Angeles,California October 8, 2013.  (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Humane-Certified Foster Farms Under Investigation After Video Shows Abuse, Torture Of Live Chickens

Police are investigating poultry producer Foster Farms after an animal-rights group shot undercover video showing some chickens being slammed upside-down into metal shackles, punched and having their feathers pulled out while they were still alive.

06/17/2015

A gray whale's flukes. (OMAR TORRES/AFP/Getty Images)

Whale Migration Record Broken By Female Of Species Recently Thought To Be Extinct

The whale migration record has been broken this year by a female western gray whale. The previous record, held by a humpback whale at 10,000 miles, was broken by 9-year-old, Vavara who traveled 14,000 miles going from Russia to Mexico and back again.

06/15/2015

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