Walrus That Starred In 'Jurassic Park' 'Lord Of The Rings' & Other Movies Dies At Six Flags In VallejoHe was known worldwide for starring in feature films, most notably for his role in “50 First Dates” alongside Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore as “Jocko” the walrus. He was also the voice for several creatures in the “Lord of the Rings” series, the “Hobbit” series, and in “Jurassic Park.”
VIDEO: Rare White Dolphin Spotted In Monterey BaySticking out like a sore thumb, a white dolphin was spotted amongst gray dolphins gliding across the Monterey Bay on Jan. 25.
Bay Area Elephant Seals Travel Farther Than Once Thought After 2 Found Near RussiaResearchers tracking elephant seals off the Northern California coast say they have discovered the animals travel much farther than once thought.
Scientists Isolate Virus Killing Off West Coast's Sea Star PopulationScientists say they've isolated a virus they believe is causing sea stars to die on the west coast.
Warmer Ocean Temperatures Luring Dolphins, Rare Turtle To Northern California CoastlineIt's no bathtub, but Northern California's warm water is attracting visitors from as far as Ecuador and Alaska.
Fleet Week Kicks Off With Landing Of Osprey Aircraft For Earthquake PreparednessThe U.S. Marines kicked off Fleet Week on Monday with a landing of an Osprey aircraft.
Coast Guard, SFPD Marine Unit Respond To Disabled Boat Near Angel IslandThe U.S. Coast Guard and a San Francisco Police Department marine unit are responding Thursday afternoon to a disabled vessel near Angel Island.
Decorated Marine Veteran Who Survived Three Tours Of Duty In Iraq Shot Near His Antioch HomeA decorated, former Marine hospitalized recovering from a shooting near his home in Antioch.
Marine Mammal Center Says More Animals In Need Than Ever Before On Tuesday we told you the story of Hoppie the sea lion pup’s rescue and rehabilitation by the Sausalito Marine Mammal Center, but the truth is the facility is on the brink of having more wayward mammals in need than ever before.
Sea Lion Pup Rescued, Recovering At Sausalito Marine Mammal Center 10 years after an adult sea lion was rescued in Los Banos, a sea lion pup is now being rehabilitated by the Sausalito Marine Mammal Center after being rescued from the same area.
Hundreds Run In Fremont To Honor Marine Killed By Suspected Drunk DriverSeveral hundred family, friends, and fellow Marines ran in formation Saturday morning to honor Andrew Silva who was killed by suspected drunk driver in Fremont this week.
KCBS Animal Update: Harbor Seals’ Seafood Diet—Similar To Humans, Aids In Research Dr. Jennifer Scarlett with the SF SPCA says Harbor seals are helping with human health research because they live on or near the shore and eat similar seafood to humans.