Wildlife officials in the Central Valley town of Tracy safely captured a bear that ran up a tree in a residential neighborhood Wednesday, two days after it was first spotted in the area.
Tracy police officers are searching for a bear spotted by several people in a residential area.
Two formerly lonesome bear cubs are starting 2015 together in the care of Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care after showing signs of distress and being rescued by humans near Northern California’s Trinity River over the holidays.
An injured bear cub who was recovering at a Lake Tahoe wildlife facility is going back home.
The bear’s legs are barely visible, leading some residents to assume it’s a she, and that she is very pregnant. Or is just perfectly plump and ready to hibernate.
The Redding Record Searchlight reports the bear was seen near Redding’s city hall Sunday morning. Redding police Sgt. Ron Icely tells the newspaper that the bear also was seen near a local Safeway store, and on someone’s roof.
Authorities say a wild black bear ate most of a Northern California man who likely died earlier of a heart attack.
An already busy bear season has exploded in the Sierra Nevada with nine hungry bruins captured since Wednesday morning near Reno and Lake Tahoe as an ongoing drought continues to make food scarce in the mountains.
A Santa Barbara County woman walking near her home survived after being mauled by a 300 pound black bear this week.
Officials at Yosemite National Park in California say a boost in technology will help them better understand the black bears that live throughout the park.