Wildlife Emergency Services
Wildlife Emergency Services crews responded to three rescues of skunks caught in rat traps in Monterey and Santa Cruz counties in four days, which the group said Monday is an unusually high number.
The fox eluded the rescuers on two occasions. On one attempt it was apparent that the trap was gone from the animal’s leg. In some cases, animals gnaw their limbs off to get free of traps.
A $5,050 reward has been offered by a wildlife group for information leading to the arrest of the person who shot a Great Blue Heron in Hollister last week.
San Francisco’s Wildlife Emergency Services is asking for the public’s help in finding a marmot running around underneath homes near the city’s Potrero Hill neighborhood.
The state-wide drought is not just impacting humans. Wildlife Emergency Services in Moss Landing says they’re getting some out of the ordinary phone calls about wild animals venturing into urban areas in a desperate search for food and water.
A yellow-bellied marmot that was spotted in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood in June was finally found and captured at a school in nearby Noe Valley on Wednesday.
Three baby owls fell from their nests in Santa Cruz County Monday afternoon and Wildlife Emergency Services personnel were on the recovery mission, an organization spokeswoman said.