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The Bobcat was sedated during her examination and medicated for pain upon intake. | (Ashley Kinney/WCSV)

Young Bobcat Released Into Wild Months After Being Run Over In San Jose

Nearly five months after being hit by a car in San Jose a juvenile bobcat was set for release back into the wild Tuesday.

04/15/2014

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9 Professional Tips For Taking Insane Adventure Photographs

Jeremiah Watt captures people dangling off boulders and surfing down mountains, highlining between cliffs and deepwater diving into the abyss. We asked Watt for his top tips for taking amazing adventure photographs, and here’s what he had to say.

03/14/2014

Praying Mantises are exclusively predatory. Larger species have been known to prey on small lizards, frogs, birds, snakes, and even rodents. Most species are known to engage in cannibalism. Sexual cannibalism is common among mantises in captivity, and under some circumstances may also be observed in the field. The female may start feeding by biting off the male's head and if mating had begun, the male's movements may become even more vigorous in its delivery of sperms. (GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Sexual Cannibalism: Who Are The Most Feared Lovers In The Animal Kingdom?

Pat Benatar famously sang “Love is a Battlefield”, but for some species that practice sexual cannibalism, it couldn’t be clearer.

02/14/2014

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The World’s 10 Coolest Treehouse Hotels

Looking for a vacation with an edge? Instead of traveling to a city, take your next trip to nature and hang out at these treehouse hotels.

02/06/2014

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The Most Epically Remote Places On Earth

Need a cool vacation idea? Why not visit some of the most epically remote places on earth? Check out our list of favorites provided by Thrillist.

12/03/2013

Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco

Star Wars Breakthrough: Physicists Close To Creating Real-Life Lightsabers

The moment “Star Wars” fans have been waiting for might finally be here: Lightsabers are no longer just a figment of George Lucas’ imagination. They could soon be more than a plastic Hollywood prop or a Halloween accessory.

09/30/2013

An artist's concept of the new planet dubbed Kepler-37b. (NASA)

Kepler Telescope Finds Smallest Planet Yet Outside Solar System

Astronomers have found the smallest planet yet outside of our solar system.

02/20/2013

A chinook salmon (Jeff T. Green/Getty Images)

Salmon Return To Marsh Creek After 50-Year Absence

The return of salmon along Marsh Creek near Brentwood is giving hikers a sight not seen in more than 50 years and according to one expert, it’s not just a coincidence.

12/25/2012

Sound Spectrogram

Bay Area Naturalist Laments Sounds Of Silence In Wildlife Habitats

A naturalist who has spent years recording the sounds of nature in northern California says the loss of wildlife is startling.

10/29/2012

A bald eagle tends to its chick. (US EPA)

KCBS Cover Story: Rare Peninsula Bald Eagles Draw Flocks Of Visitors

Bay Area bird lovers are flocking to Crystal Springs reservoir in San Mateo County, to see the Peninsula’s first nesting bald eagles in almost a century.

04/18/2012

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