Hundreds Of Fish Dead After Firefighter Foam Reaches Codornices CreekHundreds of fish died after firefighting foam that was used to put out a garbage truck fire in Berkeley reached Codornices Creek.
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.
Endangered Burrowing Owls Return To Berkeley's Cesar Chavez ParkNo one has seen any endangered burrowing owls at Berkeley’s Cesar Chavez Park since 2017. Now that they've returned, people are talking about what to do to keep them there.
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.
Pt. Reyes To Allow Public Viewing Of Elephant Seals That Took Over BeachThe public has been given a rare chance to view the colony of elephant seals that has taken up residence at the Point Reyes National Seashore visitor center.
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.
Gov't Shutdown Brings Elephant Seals To Point Reyes BeachElephant seals used the opportunity of an empty Drake's Beach on Point Reyes National Seashore - due to the government shutdown - to gather for mating and bearing pups.
Tule Elk Make Remarkable Comeback In South San Jose HillsWildlife is making an amazing comeback in the hills above Silicon Valley, but hardly anyone is noticing.
Over 500 Endangered Coho Salmon Swim Into Lagunitas CreekThe Marin Municipal Water District has counted 563 Coho salmon in Lagunitas Creek, the highest number in 12 years.
Reindeer Calf Named at San Francisco ZooThe verdict is in from a contest to name a 6-month-old male reindeer calf visiting the San Francisco Zoo during the holidays: say hello to Tinsel!
Oldest Known Wild Seabird Lays Egg on Pacific IslandA Laysan albatross named Wisdom, the world's oldest known wild seabird, has laid another egg on Midway Atoll in the Pacific. Biologists believe Wisdom is at least 68 years old.
U.S. Senate Passes Bill Making It Easier to Kill Sea LionsSupporters say the bill will give wildlife managers greater flexibility in controlling California sea lions that dramatically increased from about 30,000 in the 1960s to about 300,000 under the 1972 Marine Mammal Protection Act.
Sea Lions With Gunshot Wounds Found Dead Near SeattleSince September, six sea lions have died from gunshot wounds in near Seattle and another seven are suspected to have died from "acute trauma" caused by humans.
6 Arrested In Wildlife-Ravaged Paradise On Various ChargesSix people have been arrested over the last 48 hours on drugs, weapons, looting and possession of stolen property charges in the Camp Fire devastated town of Paradise, according to the Butte County Sheriff's Department.