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.
VIDEO: Lafayette Reopens Trails After Rampaging Wild Pig Threat RemovedOfficials announced Thursday they have reopened all hiking trails in Lafayette after 19 feral wild pigs had been trapped and removed to other locations.
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.
Professional Trapper Hunting Down Lafayette's Marauding Wild PigsRampaging wild hogs in Lafayette have gotten so out of control this winter that the city has been forced to hire professional trappers to reduce the number of animals.
Mountain Lion Gets Trapped In Family's Bathroom Near YosemiteA Sonora family had a close encounter with a big cat over the weekend when a mountain lion made itself comfortable inside their bathroom after getting trapped in the house Sunday.
Hollister Bust Uncovers Illegal Alligator And Ferret Along With Pot GrowPolice in Hollister on Thursday helped California Department of Fish and Wildlife officers and narcotics enforcement bust a household where an illegally kept alligator and ferret were seized along with an indoor marijuana grow, according to authorities.
Rescued Mountain Lion Cubs Getting Along At Oakland ZooA pair of recently rescued mountain lion cubs that were brought to the Oakland Zoo are getting along well, according to zoo officials.
California Wildlife Officials Cancel 2018 Abalone Fishing SeasonCalifornia wildlife officials have voted to cancel the 2018 abalone fishing season due to concerns about mass starvation among the mollusks along Sonoma and Mendocino coasts.
Wildlife Officials Urge Canceling Of Red Abalone Fishing SeasonCalifornia wildlife officials are recommending that the 2018 abalone fishing fishing season be canceled due to concerns about declining population.
Officers Shoot, Kill Alligator Near Fremont CreekState Department of Fish and Wildlife officers shot and killed an American alligator near Alameda Creek in the Fremont area Tuesday morning, a department spokesman said.
California Delays Commercial Crab Fishing Season Over ToxinThe California Department of Fish and Wildlife has delayed the start of commercial Dungeness crab season, after recreational crab season was postponed over concerns over domoic acid, a neurotoxin.
Family Finds 175-Pound Bear In Backyard Of Ventura HomeA Southern California family woke up to a huge surprise: a 175-pound black bear lurking in their backyard.
Mysterious Goo Killing Birds Turns Up In Foster CityA mystery gunk coating Bay Area birds and killing them started in the East Bay, but the problem may now be spreading to new places around the Bay Area.
Rat Poison Detected In 3 Bobcats Found Dead Near UC Santa Cruz CampusA test reveals a female bobcat originally reported as road kill near the UC Santa Cruz campus is the third cat to die from rat poison in four months.
Drought: All This Rain Is Confusing NorCal Salmon -- They Keep Getting LostWith all the rain we’ve been having, one would think it would be good thing for the imperiled salmon population. It would be if all that new fresh water wasn't so confusing. The salmon keep getting lost. Instead of migrating to their spawning ground, they wind up swimming up a ditch and ultimately into a death trap.