Coronavirus Shelter-In-Place: Oakland Zoo Launches Live, Interactive Virtual TourThere are no visitors at the closed Oakland Zoo, but the animals are still there, and the zoo says since you can’t come to them, they’ll bring the animals to you virtually with a new subscription-based feature video segment on the zoo’s website.
Conservationists At Odds Over Federal Plan To Poison Invasive Mice On Farallones IslandsA plan by federal wildlife officials to drop poison pellets on the Farallones Island to kill invasive mice has pitted conservation groups against each other.
Oakland Zoo Cuts Sale Of Plastics, Exhibits Recycled-Plastics Animal SculpturesThe Oakland Zoo announced Thursday that it is the latest Bay Area institution to stop selling beverages in plastic bottles.
California Sees Rise In Distemper Cases Among WildlifeCalifornia authorities are warning pet owners of an unusually high number of canine distemper virus cases in wildlife populations statewide.
Endangered Gray Wolf Found Dead in Northern CaliforniaAn endangered gray wolf that wandered thousands of miles through Northern California has died, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Thursday.
California Closer To Becoming A 'No Kill' State Ending Euthanasia Of Adoptable Pets When running for governor, Gavin Newsom promised to end the euthanasia of adoptable pets in shelters across the state. Now his proposed budget includes money to begin that process.
Napa Animal Rescue Team Relocated Hundreds Of Horses During Kincade FireIt’s one thing to evacuate entire towns, but how do you evacuate 800 horses? You do it carefully, with hundreds of volunteers working around the clock; that’s what the Napa Community Animal Rescue Team (CART) is trained to do.
Thousands Of Slimy Sea Pickles Invade Monterey BeachesA bizarre invasion is happening along the California coast as thousands of so-called ‘sea pickles’ are washing up on beaches in Monterey this week.
Animals At San Francisco Zoo Celebrate Holidays By Opening PresentsAnimals at the San Francisco Zoo were surrounded by holiday cheer and decorations as they received presents in the form of their favorite treats on Thursday.
Louisiana Sues California Over Alligator Products BanLouisiana is suing the state of California over its decision to ban the import and sale of alligator products, saying the ban will hurt an important Louisiana industry and ultimately could hurt the state’s wetlands.
Whoa... Why Was A Horse Riding On BART?Maybe it was 'take your pony' to work on Tuesday, but whatever the reason, a certain equine passenger got quite a few stares and smiles from fellow BART riders when it boarded the East Bay Antioch line.
2 Pairs Of Peacocks Up For Adoption At Peninsula Humane SocietySan Mateo County's Peninsula Humane Society is looking for bird lovers willing to take in domesticated peacocks, two at a time.
Bag Of Precious Reptiles Stolen From Breeder In San Jose Parking GarageA duffel bag of reptiles was reportedly stolen from a Campbell reptile breeder when he was packing them in his car in a San Jose parking garage on Saturday, the man said.
Wild Pigs Tearing Up Lawns At Lafayette HomesA band of wild pigs has invaded a Contra Costa County community, leading some East Bay homeowners to try and scare the animals off with some strange methods.
Drivers Warned to Watch for Deer Crossing Pleasanton RoadsPolice are warning drivers in Pleasanton watch out for deer that can jump out into the middle of the road and cause serious damage to your car.