Wildlife

Starving Pelican

Emaciated Pelicans Wander Monterey Bay Shores In Desperate Search For Food

First it was starving baby sea lions wandering ashore and now pelicans are turning up in some unusual places looking for food.

02/17/2015

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Mountain Lion Sightings In 3 Santa Cruz Neighborhoods Have Residents On The Lookout

Santa Cruz police Friday received three separate reported sightings of a mountain lion walking by residences in central Santa Cruz, one of them on the grounds of an apartment complex only blocks from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.

01/30/2015

(Lake Tahoe Wildlife care)

Bear Cubs Found Orphaned After Mom Hit By Car Finally Going Home

Two orphaned bear cubs who watched their mother get hit by a car in June were released back into the wild Thursday.

01/29/2015

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Rare Sierra Nevada Fox Spotted In Yosemite Park, First Time In 100 Years

The first confirmed sighting of a rare Sierra Nevada red fox in Yosemite National Park in nearly a century has been confirmed by park officials.

01/28/2015

A Dunlin, a very small shorebird, is washed of a mystery contaminant at the San Francisco Bay Center. (Cheryl Reynolds/International Bird Rescue)

First Batch Of Goo-Covered Shorebirds To Be Released Wednesday In Sausalito

The International Bird Rescue will release its first batch of cleaned seabirds recuperating from getting covered in a mysterious goo on the shores of the East Bay and the Peninsula.

01/27/2015

lake tahoe

Lake Tahoe’s Tiniest Creatures Disappearing At Alarming Rate

Researchers at Lake Tahoe are trying to figure out why some of the tiniest creatures and plants at the bottom of the alpine lake appear to be disappearing at an alarming rate.

01/19/2015

Bufflehead Contaminated

Dozens Of Shorebirds In East Bay Found Coated With Mysterious Goo; 20 Dead, 89 Affected

Wildlife officials have a mystery on their hands after dozens of shorebirds in the East Bay were found covered with a strange gooey substance this week.

01/18/2015

A goat feeds on weeds.

Park Service Will Deploy Herd Of Goats To Chomp Invasive Plants At Point Reyes

Officials with Point Reyes National Seashore will begin an experiment next week to reduce the invasive plant species on about 12 acres of national parkland.

01/18/2015

(Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

What’s That Smell? Skunks In Heat (Get Used To It)

If you think you’ve been smelling a lot of skunks in your neighborhood, the Humane Society reminds us that it’ll probably get worse, as February through March is peak of skunk mating season.

01/16/2015

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San Jose Animal Care Center Trains Volunteers To Search And Rescue Injured Wildlife

San Jose is responding to the need for wildlife animal rescue volunteers by providing animal lovers search and rescue techniques for injured creatures at the city’s Animal Care Center.

01/16/2015

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