Tree Trimming Can Put Bay Area’s Baby Animals In Peril, Wildlife Advocates Warn

While spring is the time of year when many property owners around the Bay Area begin tree trimming, wildlife advocates want them to take caution because it’s also nesting season for animals that are fast becoming orphaned.


A oppossum is seen inside of a trap in the backyard of a San Jose home. (CBS)

Drought Forcing Critters Into South Bay Backyards, Causing Pricey Problems For Residents

San Jose homeowners are dealing with an influx of unwanted visits from critters that may be distraught due to the drought.


A family of raccoons. (Wisc. DNR)

Raccoon Invasion Worse Than Usual In North Bay Neighborhood

Neighbors in a North Bay area considered ‘Raccoon Central’ by some say this year’s raccoon invasion is worse than usual.


A family of raccoons. (Wisc. DNR)

Raccoons Attack Pet Dogs Inside Alameda Home

Police say two dogs have been treated for cuts and other injuries after raccoons entered an Alameda home through a doggy door and attacked the pets.

CBS San Francisco–12/15/2010


Raccoon Attacks May Be Growing Bay Area Trend

A raccoon attack on a woman and her dog in Alameda on Sunday night has made officials worry that aggressive animals might be a growing trend in urban areas.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/10/2010


Raccoons Attack Alameda Woman

It started with “a pair of eyes.” It ended with an Alameda woman screaming and her dog barking after a raccoon bit her, puncturing her leg.

CBS San Francisco–11/10/2010

Mountain Lion Death Provides Important Reminder

BERKELEY, Calif. (KCBS) _ Wild animals continue to move closer to populated areas of California, a fact that was never more evident then last week, when police had to shoot and kill a mountain lion […]