Threatened Species

Burlingame Restaurant Pulls Lion Meat From Menu After UproarA restaurant on the Peninsula that offers several exotic animals on the menu has stopped serving lion meat after an uproar online.
Elephant Meat Bound For Fresno Seized At AirportU.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.
Burlingame Restaurant Offers Lion Meat Amid ControversyA 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.
Obama Plan To Save NorCal Spotted Owl Calls For Shooting Rival BirdTo 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.
Feds Put Owls In The Crosshairs To Save Native NorCal SpeciesIt’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.
Land Deal Will Preserve Threatened Redwoods In Santa Cruz MountainsA huge swath of Central Coast forest that is home to several threatened and endangered species has been purchased by several preservation groups.