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Threatened Species

A skewer of farm-raised African lion meat being served at Mokatanya Yakitori Restaurant in Burlingame. (CBS)

Burlingame Restaurant Pulls Lion Meat From Menu After Uproar

A restaurant on the Peninsula that offers several exotic animals on the menu has stopped serving lion meat after an uproar online.

05/22/2013

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Elephant Meat Bound For Fresno Seized At Airport

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Los Angeles have made some unusual seizures, including elephant meat, a dead primate and hundreds of handbags made from the skin of snakes, lizards and crocodiles.

05/20/2013

A skewer of farm-raised African lion meat being served at Mokatanya Yakitori Restaurant in Burlingame. (CBS)

Burlingame Restaurant Offers Lion Meat Amid Controversy

A restaurant on the Peninsula known for its exotic fare has caused a bit of an uproar over a new menu item. For foodies who are interested in the controversial dish, it does not come cheap.

05/17/2013

barred owl

Obama Plan To Save NorCal Spotted Owl Calls For Shooting Rival Bird

To save the imperiled spotted owl, the Obama administration is moving forward with a controversial plan to shoot barred owls, a rival bird that has shoved its smaller cousin aside.

02/28/2012

A grove of redwood trees (CBS)

Feds Put Owls In The Crosshairs To Save Native NorCal Species

It’s an icon of the Northern California redwoods: the spotted owl. Commercial loggers used to be the threatened species’ biggest enemy. Now those same loggers are taking up arms to protect it from another threat.

02/17/2012

A grove of redwood trees (CBS)

Land Deal Will Preserve Threatened Redwoods In Santa Cruz Mountains

A huge swath of Central Coast forest that is home to several threatened and endangered species has been purchased by several preservation groups.

12/08/2011

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