Scientists Say Bay Area Birds Piped Down During Coronavirus-Induced 'Silent Spring'San Francisco birds started singing much less loudly during the coronavirus lockdown, according to a new study published in Science.
Rescue Team Drags Bear Injured in Bear Fire Up Rough Terrain to SafetyA small team of state biologists and local law officers hauled a 350-pound black bear injured in the Bear Fire in Butte County across rough terrain to safety.
SPCA Moves More Than 500 Animals Rescued From Wildfires To Monterey Co. FairgroundsMore than 500 animals rescued from evacuated homes were moved from the SPCA's shelter to the Monterey County Fairgrounds as a precaution. The animals include dogs, cats, horses, goats, tortoises, peacocks, chickens, fish and others.
Support Group Gives Comfort To Grieving Owners Mourning Loss Of Beloved PetsThe isolation of the pandemic has given rise to a new breed of counselors for people mourning the loss of their beloved pets.
Floyd, San Francisco Zoo's Oldest Giraffe, Dies at Age 18Floyd, an 18-year-old male reticulated giraffe -- the oldest and tallest giraffe at the San Francisco Zoo -- died Friday.
COVID-19 Reopening: Cash-Strapped Oakland Zoo Set to Reopen Next WeekAfter being closed for four months, the Oakland Zoo will reopen next week and it will look a little different after implementing health and safety protocols.
Northern California's Gray Wolf Pack Has 8 New PupsThe California Department of Fish and Wildlife says eight new gray wolf pups were tallied in recent months in the Lassen Pack in northeastern California.
5 Orphaned Kittens Found Inside Fire Truck Hose Compartment At Foster City Fire StationFirefighters discovered a litter of five orphaned kittens living inside the hose compartment of a fire engine truck in Foster City.
Bay Area Zoos Struggling To Feed Animals, Pay Workers Due To COVID-19 ClosuresAfter shutting down months during the COVID-19 stay at home order, Bay Area zoos are now in financial dire straits and forced to dip into their dwindling reserves to feed and care for their animals and pay employees.
More Rattlesnake Sightings At Bay Area Parks, Trails, Homes Due To Early Mating Season
Man Intentionally Mowed Down By Maserati While Walking His Dog Grieves Over Loss Of Beloved PetAfter a Maserati driver intentionally ran over him and and his dog, Rich McCormick says it is hard to walk, hard to sit, and hard to cry. The biggest blow is losing his 9-year-old terrier mix named, Jake.