Wildlife

"Cinder" the bear cub was badly burned in a Washington state wildfire and cared for at a Lake Tahoe wildlife facility. (CBS)

Bear Cub Badly Burned In Washington Recovering After Stint In Tahoe Wildlife Facility

An injured bear cub who was recovering at a Lake Tahoe wildlife facility is going back home.

11/24/2014

A ground squirrel photographed in a California public park. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Squirrel Sets Off 2 Power Outages That Affect 2,000 Cupertino Customers

Power has been restored to nearly 2,000 customers following two separate power outages in Cupertino Saturday morning caused by a squirrel.

11/22/2014

Sea Lion Rescued

Abandoned Sea Lion Pup Recovering At Marine Mammal Center After Coast Guard Rescue

A baby sea lion is making a recovery in the Bay Area thanks to an unusual Coast Guard rescue.

11/21/2014

(Jennifer Heiden/Tahoe Daily Tribune)

Winter’s Coming: Chunky Bear Spotted Lumbering Around South Lake Tahoe

The bear’s legs are barely visible, leading some residents to assume it’s a she, and that she is very pregnant. Or is just perfectly plump and ready to hibernate.

11/19/2014

Cougar mountain lion. (National Park Service)

Mountain Lion Seen In Residential Neighborhood Outside Redwood City

A mountain lion was spotted Saturday in the Emerald Lake Hills residential area of San Mateo County west of Redwood City, according to the sheriff’s department.

11/16/2014

Sea otter pup 681. (Bay City News Service)

Orphaned Baby Otter Found Stranded On Peninsula Beach Getting Round-The-Clock Care At Chicago Aquarium

An orphaned baby otter found stranded at a San Mateo County beach in September is now living at a Chicago aquarium where it is receiving round-the-clock care and learning how to be an otter, aquarium officials said.

11/05/2014

Newt

Migrating Newts Bring 5-Month Road Closure On South Park Drive In Tilden Park

South Park Drive in Tilden Park will be closed to motor vehicle traffic from Oct. 31 through March, 2015 to protect newts during their migrating and breeding season.

10/31/2014

A black bear scavenges for food at Sequoia National Park in Central California on October 10, 2009. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

Man’s Body Found Eaten By Black Bear In Humboldt County

Authorities say a wild black bear ate most of a Northern California man who likely died earlier of a heart attack.

10/17/2014

Tule elk

Organic Dairy Ranchers Want Tule Elk To Be Removed From GGNRA Pastures

Organic dairy ranchers are urging authorities to remove tule elk from agricultural land in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and Point Reyes seashore and build a large fence to keep them out.

10/12/2014

mountain lion

Deer Found Dead In Hillsborough Likely Killed By Mountain Lion

Hillsborough police report that a mountain lion is most likely responsible for killing a deer whose body was discovered on a resident’s walkway Sunday morning.

10/05/2014

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