Missing Red Panda Found Safe After Escaping Eureka ZooA red panda that went missing three days ago from a Humboldt County zoo was found Saturday night and has been returned to her home.
Dungeness Crab Season Threatened By Toxic Algae Bloom Along Pacific CoastThere's a large toxic algae bloom out in the Pacific and fishermen at San Francisco's Pier 45 are worried it could do serious damage to this season's Dungeness crab catch.
Possible Pufferfish Found On Monterey Bay Beach Linked To El NiñoTwo pufferfish may have been spotted on a Monterey Bay beach, far north of their usual range of habitat, according to the Santa Cruz-based conservation group Save Our Shores.
Bigfoot Believers Gather At Annual Lakeside Retreat In New YorkBigfoot believers have gathered in western New York and some insist the legendary Sasquatch's footprint is getting bigger.
Poisonous Swimming Snakes From South Seas Found On California BeachesVenomous yellow-bellied sea snakes are washing up onto California beaches and some scientists say El Niño may be to blame.
Fisher Kits Reintroduced in Yosemite National ParkFour rescued fisher (Martes pennanti) kits were released yesterday north of the Merced River in Yosemite National Park. This historic reintroduction was a cooperative effort between the National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service Pacific Southwest Research Station (PSW), Fresno-Chaffee Zoo, and the Fresno Wildlife Rehabilitation Foundation. The reintroduction aims to increase the long term viability of the declining fisher population by expanding its population to the northern part of Yosemite National Park.
Native Turtles To Be Released Saturday In San Francisco's Mountain LakeNative Western pond turtles will be released into San Francisco's Mountain Lake Saturday afternoon as part of a species restoration effort by Sonoma State University biologists and the Oakland and San Francisco zoos.
3rd 'Born Bad' Bear From Same Litter Euthanized At Lake Tahoe Highlights Biology DebateLast week, Nevada wildlife officials were forced to euthanize a young problem bear at Lake Tahoe -- the third offspring killed from the same litter born to the mama bear.
Study: Up To 90% Of Seabirds Have Plastic In Their GutsNine out of 10 seabirds have plastic in their guts, a new study estimates. In 1960, the estimate was only 5% of individual seabirds. Now, researchers predict by the year 2050, the number will be 99 percent.
2nd Dangerous Bear In A Week Euthanized At Lake TahoeIt's the fifth bear Nevada Department of Wildlife has had to kill this year in the Tahoe area.
Caltrans Seeking Permits To Demolish Bay Bridge Pier With Explosives, Despite Possible Marine Life DangerCaltrans is seeking permits to demolish the largest pier of the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge with explosives, a procedure that could be dangerous to native marine mammals, but Caltrans officials say it would have the least impact on bay wildlife.
Man Fights Off Black Bear Attack On His Porch In Mariposa CountyA 67-year-old man fought off a black bear that attacked him on his porch Thursday as the state sees an uptick in encounters, likely a result of California's relentless drought that's sending bears into populated areas to forage for food, officials said.