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Sea Stars

Animal Update: What’s Causing Millions Of Starfish To Die Along The Pacific Coast?

In recent months, starfish, also known as sea stars, have been dying by the millions up and down the Pacific Coast. Over 20 species have been affected according to Dr. Jennifer Scarlett, a veterinarian with the San Francisco SPCA.

07/28/2014

A pair of burrowing owls guards a nest. (CBS)

Bottle Shoved Into Burrow Kills Rare Owls On Mountain View Golf Course

A pair of rare burrowing owls was found dead on the Shoreline Golf Links after a bottle was shoved into their burrow.

06/11/2014

A northern spotted owl. (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Killing One Type Of Owl To Save Another In Northern California

Killing one species to save another sounds like a drastic solution, but that’s exactly what the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is doing in California to protect the Spotted Owl from a predator that happens to be its distant cousin.

05/21/2014

CHOMP! Pitcher Plant (credit: R. Del Rosario/CBS Local)

Man-Eating Plants Take Over Golden Gate Park’s Conservatory of Flowers

Don’t expect “Audrey II” to greet you at this popular exhibit in Golden Gate Park…

04/10/2014

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

Bald Eagles Making Comeback In Bay Area

Bald eagles are making a comeback in Northern California.

07/17/2012

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