Mating

A female skunk. These black and white creatures are most iconic for their unique, defensive odour.  (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Love Stinks! Especially If You Are A Skunk And It’s Mating Season

It’s mating season for skunks in the Bay Area. Hold your nose!

03/07/2015

The Plainfin Midshipman, commonly known as the toadfish. (Source: USGS)

Toadfish Sex Calls May Be Mystery Sound Keeping Pacific Grove Residents Up At Night

Strange noises that have been keeping Pacific Grove residents up at night may be the sound of their amphibian neighbors’ mating calls.

07/21/2014

Oakland zookeepers hope Dern, a highly endangered lemur, will become pregnant during the winter months. (Erin Harrison/Oakland Zoo

Oakland Zookeepers Pair Up Rare Blue-Eyed Lemurs For Breeding

Zookeepers are playing matchmaker in Oakland, where current lemur resident Anthony met Dern for the first time.

06/12/2014

Animal Update: Kitten Season

Each year, we talk about kitten season – when shelters become full of orphaned or otherwise surrendered cats.

03/04/2013