Animals

This 2014 microscope photo provided by Dr. F. Dahlke shows 1.5 mm diameter eggs of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua). Global warming looks like it will be a far bigger problem for the world’s fish species than scientists first thought, since a study led by Dahlke released on Thursday, July 2, 2020 shows that when fish are spawning or are embryos they are far more vulnerable to hotter water. (Dr. F. Dahlke via AP)
July 02, 2020 - 11:04 am
Global warming looks like it will be a bigger problem for the world’s fish species than scientists first thought: A new study shows that when fish are spawning or are embryos they are more vulnerable to hotter water. With medium-level human-caused climate change expected by the end of the century,...
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July 02, 2020 - 10:57 am
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia police officer will not be disciplined after a video emerged of him shooting a possum on a residential street because the animal was injured, a spokesman said Thursday. A resident reported that the possum had been hit by a car Wednesday evening and an...
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OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 16: A grizzly bear swims in a pool at the Oakland Zoo on April 16, 2020 in Oakland, California.
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KCBS Radio Overnight News
July 01, 2020 - 7:03 pm
The beloved Oakland Zoo is at risk of permanent closure unless they can get enough funds to reopen. The zoo - along with countless Bay Area businesses - has been closed since mid-March. It's lost $2.5 million each month of the closure.
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June 29, 2020 - 6:31 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Three people on a recreational boat were injured, one seriously, after it collided with a humpback whale, authorities said Monday. The collision happened Saturday just outside Auke Bay, north of Juneau, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries said in a...
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A herd of European bison roams through a forest in the Rothaargebirge mountain range on May 5, 2014 near Bad Berleburg, Germany.
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AP News
June 29, 2020 - 6:12 pm
A California woman was gored and injured multiple times by a wild bison at Yellowstone National Park after repeatedly approaching the animal to take its photograph.
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Fireworks
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Holly Quan
June 25, 2020 - 10:45 am
Illegal fireworks continue across the Bay Area on a nightly basis, more than week away from the Fourth of July. In Richmond, police have received five times more complaints of fireworks than last June. And it is not just people and household pets that are disturbed by the ongoing noise and...
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Keith Russell, program manager of urban conservation at Audubon Pennsylvania, lowers his binoculars while conducting a breeding bird census, at Wissahickon Valley Park Friday, June 5, 2020 in Philadelphia. (The viral video of a white woman targeting a Black bird watcher in New York's Central Park has renewed attention to how the great outdoors can often be far from great for Black people. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
June 23, 2020 - 12:54 pm
Jason Ward fell in love with birds at age 14 when he spotted a peregrine falcon outside the homeless shelter where he was staying with his family. The now 33-year-old Atlanta bird lover parlayed that passion into a YouTube series last year. One of the guests on his first episode of “Birds of North...
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FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2019, file photo, the queen bee (marked in green) and worker bees move around a hive at the Veterans Affairs in Manchester, N.H. The annual survey released Monday, June 22, 2020, of U.S. beekeepers found that honeybee colonies are doing better after a bad year. Monday's survey found winter losses were lower than normal, the second smallest in 14 years of records. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
June 22, 2020 - 11:05 am
American honeybee colonies have bounced back after a bad year, the annual beekeeping survey finds. Beekeepers only lost 22.2% of their colonies this past winter, from Oct. 1 to March 31, which is lower than the average of 28.6%, according to the Bee Informed Partnership’s annual survey of thousands...
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In this image from surveillance camera video provided by KGO-TV/ABC7, a young mountain lion wanders through the station's parking lot in San Francisco Tuesday, June 16, 2020. The animal was safely captured Thursday, June 18. The disoriented cougar roamed the streets of the city for two days until he was spotted by a police officer near Oracle Park, home of the San Francisco Giants. (KGO-TV/ABC7 via AP)
June 18, 2020 - 6:45 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A young mountain lion that had been spotted sleeping in a planter box along a normally busy street and looking at his reflection in the glass of an office tower in downtown San Francisco was safely captured Thursday and released into the wild, officials said. The disoriented...
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A young mountain lion captured near SF's Oracle Park, June 18, 2020
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Tim Ryan
June 18, 2020 - 8:43 am
The young mountain lion that was spotted in San Francisco over several days has now been captured.
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