Chihuahua Mix Puppy Stolen From East Bay Pet Store Turns Up In San FranciscoA puppy stolen last weekend from a Lafayette pet store has been located in San Francisco. No word on how the puppy was found in San Francisco or whether a suspect was located.
Mountain Lion Confronts Redwood City Couple In Their DrivewayA Redwood City couple's home surveillance camera caught a bicycle-sized mountain lion leap over their fence and into their backyard after coming face to face with it in their driveway.
Elephant Seals Take Over Drake's Beach At Point ReyesA popular Marin beach that has been overrun by elephant seals has led park rangers to step in to protect both the public and the marine mammals.
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.