1st Tufted Puffin Bred At Monterey Bay Aquarium HatchesBirth of the first tufted puffin to be bred at the Monterey Bay Aquarium was announced last week by aquarium officials.
Mini Horses Bring Relief From Stress to COVID-Weary Health Workers in Walnut CreekOn Saturday, a group of mini horses from the rescue group “Angels for Minis” visited John Muir Medical Center and, although the animals are diminutive, the joy they brought health care workers was mammoth.
Volunteers Carry Water Miles to Help Struggling Point Reyes Tule Elk Survive DroughtOn Saturday at Point Reyes, dozens of volunteers trekked 6 miles round-trip, carrying gallons of water, to replenish a watering hole used by tule elk trying to survive the drought.
Returning to Offices, Pandemic Pet Adopters Seek Training to Ease Animals' AnxietyWith families now returning to offices and schools, what will happen with the pets they adopted during quarantine?
Police Warn Residents Of Mountain Lion Sighting In PetalumaPolice in Petaluma were warning residents to be on the lookout after a mountain lion sighting on Tuesday.
West Nile Virus-Positive Mosquitoes Found In Gilroy; Neighborhoods To Be SprayedThe Santa Clara County Vector Control District on Tuesday announced the discovery of mosquitoes that tested positive for West Nile virus in the Gilroy area and will prompt targeted spraying in neighborhoods later this week.
Firefighters Believe Wandering Emaciated Bear Cub 'Smokey' Was Orphaned In Dixie FireFirefighters are keeping an eye on a lone, emaciated bear cub that may have lost its mother to the country’s largest wildfire now burning in Northern California.
California Drought: More Wild Animals Feeding In Backyards As Plants Dry Up In East Bay ParksMore hungry, wild animals are venturing into Bay Area backyards due to the drought. Within the East Bay Regional Parks it means wetlands and ponds are drying up and a lot of the native plants and trees are dying which takes a big toll on wildlife.
San Francisco Officials Plead With Residents To Stop Feeding Coyotes City officials issued another plea to San Francisco residents to stop from feeding wild coyotes who have been wandering the streets and parks, searching for food.
Peninsula Human Society Rescues 10 Baby Ducks From San Mateo Storm DrainTen baby ducklings were trapped in a San Mateo storm drain until the Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA saved them and reunited them with their mother on Monday.
VIDEO: Dognapper Walks Off With 'Bowie' At Safeway In Los GatosA distraught owner hopes that surveillance video of the dognapper who stole his dog will lead to his pet's safe return.
Escaped Bear Cub 'Tamarack' Burned in Wildfire Found Near Lake TahoeAn injured bear cub that escaped from a Lake Tahoe wildlife care center where he was being treated for burns suffered in a wildfire has been sighted clinging to a tree and officials at the center said Thursday they’re optimistic he can be rescued a second time.
Monterey Bay Tour Boats Encountering 'Friendly Whales' That Like to SocializeMonterey tour operators don't know why so many whales are approaching and lingering near their sightseeing boats but they and their passengers are loving the close encounters.
Threatened Yellow-Legged Frogs Bred At Oakland Zoo Released Into Wild Amid 'Global Amphibian Crisis'Thirty-three Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frogs leapt into the wild Wednesday and Oakland Zoo officials hope they will help restabilize their species.
Bureau Of Land Management Tightens Protections Against Illegal Resale Of Wild Horses; Advocates SkepticalU.S. officials who are trying to adopt out wild horses captured on public land say they are tightening protections to guard against the illegal resale of the animals for slaughter, but advocates say the government needs to do more, including ending incentive payments for adoptions.