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Baby Bear Cub Possibly Orphaned In Lake Tahoe, Animal Rescuers Search For Clues

A baby bear cub no bigger than a house cat showed up on the door of the BEAR League in Homewood, El Dorado County Thursday, and now wildlife rescuers are searching for any information about where she came from in hopes of reuniting her with her mother if she is still alive, and eventually returning her safely to the wild.

04/18/2014

Fox Stare Down (credit: Tom Stienstra)

Steinstra Gets A Wildlife Stare Down

KCBS’ Outdoors Reporter Tom Stienstra meets up with a fox…

04/03/2014

Coho Salmon

Salmon May Migrate On The Freeway Rather Than Shallow Sacramento River

State and wildlife officials have come up with a plan to move hatchery-raised salmon in tanker trucks down the Sacramento River if the river and its tributaries are too shallow because of the drought.

03/11/2014

mountain lion

Law Protecting Mountain Lions Celebrated In Half Moon Bay

Wildlife advocates, a state senator and the mayor of Half Moon Bay gathered Sunday to celebrate a new law that protects mountain lions and cubs that pose no imminent threat.

12/01/2013

Barn Owls

San Francisco Airport Hotel Welcomes Barn Owl Family

A second family of barn owls has taken up a nest at a Burlingame hotel that has embraced its new role as a protector of wildlife.

07/28/2013

Pier 39 Sea Lions by Cindy Warner

About the Bay: One of SF’s Loudest Attractions Marks a Milestone

San Francisco’s Pier 39 sea lions celebrate what the locals consider to be their anniversary this month and it’s hard to imagine they have been barking along the waterfront for more than two decades.

01/21/2013

An American black bear. (HBarrison/Wikimedia Commons)

To Abate Bears, Truckee Hikes Fines On Negligent Garbage Disposal

The town of Truckee has adopted new rules designed to prevent careless handling of trash and the critters that come with it.

01/13/2013

River Otter

SF’s First River Otter In Decades Swims Amid Ruins Of Sutro Baths

A river otter dubbed Sutro Sam has been spotted splashing in a pool at the ruins of the Sutro Baths at Lands End, a marine mammal not seen in San Francisco since at least the early 1960s.

01/03/2013

A chinook salmon (Jeff T. Green/Getty Images)

Salmon Return To Marsh Creek After 50-Year Absence

The return of salmon along Marsh Creek near Brentwood is giving hikers a sight not seen in more than 50 years and according to one expert, it’s not just a coincidence.

12/25/2012

Sound Spectrogram

Bay Area Naturalist Laments Sounds Of Silence In Wildlife Habitats

A naturalist who has spent years recording the sounds of nature in northern California says the loss of wildlife is startling.

10/29/2012

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