Migration

(Credit: www.sfbats.org)

Tarantula Movement Begins Early On Mount Diablo, Giant Spiders Crawling Across East Bay

The annual tarantula mating ritual began early on the East Bay’s Mount Diablo, sending giant, hairy spiders skittering across roads and meadows, in search of a willing partner.

08/08/2014

Salmon Tanker Truck

Chinook Salmon Hit The Highway To Complete Drought-Hampered Migration

Millions of six-month-old smolts are hitching rides in tanker trucks because California’s historic drought has depleted rivers and streams, making the annual migration to the ocean too dangerous for juvenile salmon.

06/15/2014

Coho Salmon

Salmon May Migrate On The Freeway Rather Than Shallow Sacramento River

State and wildlife officials have come up with a plan to move hatchery-raised salmon in tanker trucks down the Sacramento River if the river and its tributaries are too shallow because of the drought.

03/11/2014

The fluke of a gray whale is seen at Laguna San Ignacio, Baja California, Mexico. (CBS)

Dozens Of Gray Whales Spotted Off Point Reyes As Migration Begins

Gray whales migrating south for winter are now passing the San Francisco Bay Area, and rangers at Point Reyes National Seashore observed 41 whales last Sunday, and another 25 Friday.

12/27/2013

Mountain Lion

Study Says Many Nevada Mountain Lions Migrating To California

A seven-year study shows many mountain lions in Nevada are migrating westward to take up residence in California.

10/06/2012

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