Prairie Dog Pups At San Francisco Zoo Get New NamesSprout, Radish, Walnut and Meadow - those are the winning names in an online contest to provide monikers for four eight-week-old prairie dog pups at the San Francisco Zoo and Gardens.
Naming Contest Held For Baby Prairie Dogs Born At San Francisco ZooFour baby prairie dogs recently born at the San Francisco Zoo have yet to be named and zoo officials announced Thursday they’re holding a contest to name them.
Baby Wallaby At San Jose Zoo Ready To Leave Mom's PouchA new baby wallaby who was born late last year has just started poking its head out of its mother’s pouch at their home inside the Happy Hollow Park & Zoo.
Blind Sea Lion at San Francisco Zoo DiesThe well-loved sea lion, named Silent Knight, had been receiving cancer treatments but an exact cause of death is unknown, zoo officials said.
Livestock Disease Linked to California Desert Bighorn Sheep Die-OffA new survey has found a sharp decline in desert bighorn sheep in Southern California and biologists suspect the cause is a disease contracted from domestic animals.
Possible New Species of Killer Whale Found Off Coast of ChileAn international team of researchers says they found a couple dozen distinctly-different orcas roaming in the oceans off southern Chile. Scientists think they may represent a new species.
Edna The Evicted SF Firehouse Cat Gets A 'Mew' HomeThere's a happy ending Monday to the story of a cat who has been living inside a San Francisco fire station where animals aren't allowed.
Oakland Zoo, Brewery Create New Beer 'Bay Cat Ale' To Help Mountain LionsOakland's oldest operating brewery released a new beer Saturday to help mountain lions in the Bay Area.
Judge in S.F. Rules Ndume, Gorilla Companion of Koko, Must Return to ZooA federal judge in San Francisco has ruled a male silverback gorilla loaned to a Northern California group in 1991 as a possible mate for Koko, the gorilla who learned sign language, must be returned to a Cincinnati zoo.
Boo, World's Cutest Dog Dies Of 'A Broken Heart' At 12Boo, the tiny Pomeranian who shot to Internet fame and delighted millions of fans with his playful antics, has died.
Count Finds 86 Percent Decline in Monarch Butterflies on California CoastResearchers with an environmental group have labeled as "disturbingly low" the number of western monarch butterflies that migrate along the California coast.
AKC Adds 'Azawakh' Dogs From West Africa To List Of Recognized BreedsA fleet-footed hound that hails from West Africa is the latest dog in the American Kennel Club's pack of recognized breeds.
Loose Goat Leads Cops On Freeway Chase Across I-880 In OaklandA wayward goat lead CHP officers on a frantic chase through freeway traffic and city streets in Oakland.
Woman Releasing Tilapia Into Lake Chabot Claims She Was 'Rescuing' Them From MarketA woman could face charges after she was found Monday releasing live tilapia into Lake Chabot in an attempt to rescue them from a local market.
Sea Lions With Gunshot Wounds Found Dead Near SeattleSince September, six sea lions have died from gunshot wounds in near Seattle and another seven are suspected to have died from "acute trauma" caused by humans.