Species

Sasquatch in costume as the date of former Giant Brian Wilson at the 2012 ESPY Awards. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Endangered Species Designation Proposed For Bigfoot

The Buffalo News reports that Peter Wiemer, who owns the We Wan Chu Cottages, spoke publically before asking the Chatauqua County legislators to become the first governmental body to recognize Bigfoot in such a way.

11/20/2014

Crews dump poison into Mountain Lake in San Francisco's Presidio. (CBS)

Only In San Francisco: ‘Goldfish Amnesty’ Pond Planned After Poisoning Non-Native Fish In Mountain Lake

Crews have taken drastic measures alien invaders in Mountain Lake, in San Francisco’s Presidio. But to do that, they have to kill off every living thing in the water.

11/13/2014

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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