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A non-native southern water snake eats a sunfish. ( J.D. Willson/University of Arkansas)

Invasive Water Snakes Competing With Endangered California Garter Snakes For Food

Scientists are concerned about two species of non-native snakes settling in waters around the Sacramento who are competing for food with California’s own giant garter snake.

06/27/2014

King Snake (credit: Paul Hara/Lindsay wildlife Museum)

Wildlife Museum Higlights Its Spookiest Creatures For Halloween

Bats, snakes, spiders, owls and other spooky creatures are on display at the Lindsay Wildlife Museum in Walnut Creek for Halloween…

10/30/2013

A gopher snake tastes the air with its tongue. (David McNew/Getty Images)

‘Snake Scam’ Burglars Slither Into Peninsula Cities

A notorious “snake scam” has slithered its way into San Mateo and Burlingame, prompting police there to join the hunt.

08/29/2013

A neighborhood on Moore Drive in Fremont where people posing as city workers have burglarized homes. (CBS)

Fremont Burglars Posing As City Workers Looking For Snakes

Burglars are gaining access to residents’ homes by claiming to be animal control officers looking for poisonous snakes, Fremont police said Monday.

08/26/2013

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Best Reptile Pet Shops San Francisco

From snakes to chameleons, the San Francisco area has an excellent selection of cold-blooded friends and supplies. Slither over to one of these bay area shops for all of your reptilian purchases. Hours: Mon to […]

CBS San Francisco–01/06/2012

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