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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

Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog

Threat To Endangered Frogs Puts Tahoe Tree-Thinning Project On Hold

The U.S. Forest Service will postpone a tree-thinning project intended to decrease the wildfire risk at Lake Tahoe after a lawsuit raised concern about its effect on an endangered frog species.

08/11/2014

The entrance to the Oakland Zoo. (Tood Dailey/Wikimedia Commons)

Oakland Zoo Opens Biodiversity Center

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday for the Oakland Zoo’s new biodiversity center, which will serve as an education center, captive breeding facility, and place of conservation for endangered and threatened animals, plants and habitats.

08/23/2013

An African clawed frog. (Stanford University)

Killer Frogs Wiping Out Amphibian Species; 1 Found In SF Golden Gate Park

A frog which carries a deadly infection that kills other amphibian species has been found in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, according to researchers.

05/15/2013

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Best Reptile Pet Shops San Francisco

From snakes to chameleons, the San Francisco area has an excellent selection of cold-blooded friends and supplies. Slither over to one of these bay area shops for all of your reptilian purchases. Hours: Mon to […]

CBS San Francisco–01/06/2012