Deadly Rabbit Disease Found In California For 1st Time; Does Not Affect HumansA highly contagious and deadly rabbit disease has been found in California for the first time, the state Fish and Wildlife Department said.
Elk Hoof Disease Found In California For First TimeCalifornia’s first cases of elk hoof disease have been discovered in two animals in a herd of Roosevelt elk, the state Department of Fish and Wildlife said.
Northern California Crabbers Protest Mid-May Closure of Dungeness SeasonCommercial fishermen are protesting an order by California wildlife authorities to close the Dungeness crab fishery in mid-May to protect whales and sea turtles from becoming entangled in fishing gear.
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.
Pinched Poacher's Catch Fed to Rehabbing Tahoe WildlifeInjured wildlife recuperating at a rehabilitation center at Lake Tahoe turned out to be the beneficiaries of the ill-gotten gains when California game wardens busted a poacher with dozens of trout caught illegally.
Rescued Mountain Lion Cub Recovering At Oakland Zoo After Siblings DieA mountain lion cub is recovering at the Oakland Zoo after being found malnourished in El Dorado County last month.
Whales In Prime Crabbing Area Could Delay California's Commercial Crab SeasonCalifornia's commercial crab season may be delayed until December due to a large number of whales that could be entangled in the prime crabbing area of Bodega Bay.
Bear Cubs Abandoned Near Yreka May Have Been PoachedWildlife officials say they believe someone illegally separated two bear cubs from their mother and left the young animals along a highway in far northern California.
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.
Elkhorn Slough Near Monterey Receives International Wetland DesignationThe Elkhorn Sough at Moss Landing has joined more than 2,000 sites worldwide, including the San Francisco Bay estuary, under the world's oldest international environmental treaty.
Wildlife Crews Sedate Mountain Lion In San MateoA mountain lion spotted in the backyard of a home in San Mateo Monday morning led to state Department of Fish and Wildlife cornering and sedating the animal by early afternoon, authorities said.
Police: Bear Spotted Wandering Streets Of SebastopolA bear was seen trying to enter a goat pen in Sebastopol early Tuesday morning, police said.
Officials: Lassen County Man Shot 130 Hawks, Birds Of PreyA Lassen County man shot more than 130 hawks and other legally protected birds of prey on his land, leaving the carcasses to pile up at the foot of trees and telephone poles, wildlife officials said Wednesday.
Oakland Zoo Welcomes Third Mountain Lion Cub Rescued In Last MonthThe Oakland Zoo has welcomed another orphaned mountain lion that will be part of the Zoo's California Trail exhibit, the third rescued mountain lion cub saved by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife in just over one month.
California Game Wardens Arrest 4 For Poaching AbaloneThe California Department of Fish and Wildlife said Thursday that the four were arrested in their homes after a five-month investigation.