A wild marmot was spotted in San Jose's Willow Glen neighborhood on August 21, 2012. (WildRescue / Bay City News Service)

Wayward Marmot Captured After Being Spotted In San Jose Neighborhood

Wild animal expert Rebecca Dmytryk watched from across a residential street Tuesday afternoon as a wayward marmot chewed on grass in San Jose, many miles away from its natural mountain habitat.


Starving Pelican

Starving Pelicans Turn Up On Bay Area Beaches

Wildlife rescuers say large numbers of starving young pelicans are turning up on local beaches right now.


A Great Horned Owl chick.

Milpitas Horseback Rider Finds Set Of Baby Great-Horned Owls

A horseback rider in Milpitas stumbled upon a set of baby great horned owls and helped reunite them with their parent, according to local wildlife rescue organization, WildRescue.


red-shouldered hawk

South Bay Hawk Found Shot Dead; 2nd Time In As Many Months

A second red-shouldered hawk was found shot by a pellet gun in the rural community of San Martin this week, but unlike the younger hawk found on March 11, the adult bird had been killed, a wildlife rescue group said.


Injured Hawk

Hawk Released In Golden Gate Park After Nail Removed From Head

A red-tailed hawk that was found shot in the head with a nail gun in San Francisco last month was released back into the wild Wednesday after recovering at a San Jose animal hospital.


Injured Hawk

Hawk Shot With Nail Gun Recovering At SJ Animal Hospital

A red-tailed hawk that was shot in the head with a nail gun earlier this month and rescued in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park over the weekend was recovering at a San Jose animal hospital Monday.


Injured Hawk

Hawk With Nail In Head Captured In SF Golden Gate Park

A red-tailed hawk that was shot with a nail gun earlier this month has been captured in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, a wildlife rescue group said Saturday.


Injured Hawk

Hawk With Nail In Head Sought In San Francisco Golden Gate Park

A wildlife rescue group tried unsuccessfully for a third day Wednesday to capture and rescue a red-tailed hawk in a San Francisco park that appears to have been shot in the head with a nail gun.


Barn owl

Snagged Owl Starves To Death In San Francisco

A San Francisco barn owl starved to death Friday after becoming tangled in debris and caught in a treetop, a WildRescue spokeswoman said.

CBS San Francisco–01/10/2011

A seagull with a beer can collar at Lake Merced in San Francisco. (WildRescue)

Rescue Group Seeks Funds To Help Collared Seagulls

A wildlife rescue group said beer can chokers worn by at least three seagulls from San Francisco to Half Moon Bay are no joke—and no accident.

CBS San Francisco–11/08/2010



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