Animals

Dog in a car.
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Kim Wonderley
June 12, 2019 - 10:31 am
With temperatures at all-time highs in the Bay Area in recent days , it's worth reviewing the risks of leaving your pet unattended in your car and what you can do if you see someone else's dog in distress.
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Humpback Whale Swims In Alameda Lagoon
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Tim Ryan
June 11, 2019 - 11:15 am
A humpback whale known as "Allie" has been spotted hanging out in a small lagoon near the Alameda shoreline for several weeks.
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Krikey is an app that builds empathy for gorillas through augmented reality.
Jenna Lane/KCBS Radio
Jenna Lane
June 08, 2019 - 10:01 pm
Two Bay Area sisters have figured out a way to immerse smartphone users in the Rwandan jungle, and build empathy for the plight of endangered gorillas. Their augmented reality app has also caught the attention of a television star.
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Wildlife agents handle tranquilized bear at UC Davis
Dan Mitchinson/Special to KCBS Radio
KCBS Radio Morning News
June 04, 2019 - 9:24 am
DAVIS (KCBS Radio) -- A possibly geographically-challenged bear wandered onto the UC Davis campus on Tuesday, triggering a campus alert and bringing California Department of Fish and Wildlife agents to the scene. Though UC Davis' sister campus at Berkeley salutes the bear as its mascot, this ursine...
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The remains of gray whale were found at Point Reyes National Seashore.
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Jeffrey Schaub
May 23, 2019 - 7:27 pm
Another dead grey whale has washed up on a Bay Area beach, this time at Point Reyes National Seashore. It is the 13th to die in the region this year.
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Adult wolves at the Oakland Zoo.
Steven Gotz
Matt Bigler
May 22, 2019 - 2:13 pm
The gray wolves at the Oakland Zoo are hard to see these days as the pack is caring for four wolf pups that were born in captivity earlier this month. But zoo visitors are sure to see another native California species that was never meant to be part of the exhibit — ravens.
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This undated photo provided by the Santa Ana Zoo shows a ring-tailed lemur at the Santa Ana Zoo in Santa Ana, Calif. Federal prosecutors say a man has agreed to plead guilty in the theft of the ring-tailed lemur from the Southern California zoo. The U.S. Attorney's Office says 19-year-old Aquinas Kasbar of Newport Beach agreed to plead guilty to one misdemeanor count of unlawfully taking an endangered species. (Santa Ana Zoo via AP)
May 20, 2019 - 1:18 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a man has agreed to plead guilty to stealing a ring-tailed lemur from a Southern California zoo. The U.S. attorney's office says in a news release that 19-year-old Aquinas Kasbar of Newport Beach agreed to plead guilty to one misdemeanor count of...
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In this photo taken Tuesday, May 14, 2019, a container ship passes the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco bound for the Port of Oakland. Federal officials are promoting a campaign to get ships to slow down as they approach San Francisco and other California ports so they are less likely to injure or kill whales. The San Francisco Chronicle reported Friday, May 17, 2019, marine experts say four of the 10 gray whales found dead near San Francisco this year were killed by ships. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
May 17, 2019 - 5:28 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A growing number of shipping companies are slowing down as they approach San Francisco and other California ports so they are less likely to injure or kill whales. Marine experts say four of the 10 gray whales found dead near San Francisco this year were killed by ships, the...
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The remains of gray whale were found on a remote Pacifica beach on May 14, 2019.
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Carrie Hodousek
May 15, 2019 - 7:23 am
A dead whale was found washed ashore in Pacifica on Tuesday, making it the 10th time that the remains of a whale have been found in the Bay Area in two months.
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