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A dead Crayfish in left in the Los Gatos Creek after the flow of water was cut due to the drought. (CBS)

Los Gatos Creek Drying Up After Water District Cuts Off Flow, Leaving Wildlife

The impact of California’s drought is readily apparent in Bay Area creeks, and the picture isn’t very pretty for the wildlife depending on them.

07/28/2014

King Neptune the sea lion was found in Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf on August 17, 2011 with an apparent gunshot wound. He is being treated at the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito. (Marine Mammal Center)

Animal Update: What To Do If You Find Injured Wildlife

Dr. Jennifer Scarlett from SF’s SPCA says coming across injured wildlife in the Bay Area may be common especially during the summer. She has tips on handling these types of situations.

07/21/2014

Black Bear Cub and Mother

7th Tahoe Bear Captured In 10 Days; 1 Euthanized

Wildlife officials have captured their 7th bear in the past 10 days at Lake Tahoe, where experts are predicting lingering drought will prompt an uptick in bear problems the rest of the year.

07/11/2014

A marmot on the loose in a San Francisco neighborhood. (Source: Wildlife Emergency Services)

Runaway Marmot Tries To Hitch Another Ride During Release In Yosemite

A marmot that hitched a ride into San Francisco from Yosemite National Park two weeks ago was returned back to its home territory on Monday after being captured in the city’s Potrero Hill neighborhood last week.

07/08/2014

A Great White Shark (Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Despite Southern California Great White Shark Attack Caught On Tape, Shark Attacks Are Diminishing

Recent shark sightings in Southern California, one the ended in an attack on Saturday, is enough of a reason to want to stay dry on shore this summer. But data shows shark attacks are down.

07/07/2014

Steven Robles

Shark Attack Victim Recounts His Bloody Encounter With A Great White Off SoCal Beach

A man who was attacked by a great white shark off a Southern California beach is describing how quickly a routine swim turned into a bloody nightmare.

07/06/2014

Egret

Egrets Make Their Summer Home On Google’s Mountain View Campus

A group of sycamore trees on the Google campus has become the new home for a large colony of egrets.

07/05/2014

A marmot was captured after being spotted hiding underneath houses in San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood. (Source: Wildlife Emergency Services)

Wayward Marmot Captured In San Francisco; Bar Holds Fundraiser To Send Back To Yosemite

The elusive yellow-bellied marmot had been spotted Tuesday hiding underneath homes in the city’s Potrero Hill neighborhood.

07/02/2014

mountain lion

Mountain Lion Seen Attacking Deer In San Mateo Neighborhood

Residents in a San Mateo neighborhood reported seeing a mountain lion attacking a deer early Tuesday morning, police said.

07/01/2014

A marmot on the loose in a San Francisco neighborhood. (Source: Wildlife Emergency Services)

Public’s Help Needed To Return Marmot Loose In San Francisco To Its Sierra Home

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.

07/01/2014

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