May 25, 2019

Safety tips for encounters with mountain lions.

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A woman in the North County said her husband and 12-year-old son had a big scare this week.

They were surprised by a mountain lion.

https://www.kusi.com/safety-tips-for-encounters-with-mountain-lions/

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May 24, 2019

13 Sea Lions Released Back Into The Pacific: Video.

The Pacific Marine Mammal Center celebrated the release of the California sea lions, each rehabilitated and ready for life on their own.

https://patch.com/california/lagunabeach/13-sea-lions-released-back-pacific

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May 21, 2019

Should Feral Cats be Banned?

The lack of true concern for stopping animals from a life in the streets has been replaced by a nationwide acceptance--even encouragement--glorifying the life of feral cats, along with continual requests by non-profit organizations for donations to "make their lives better" in the streets. There is little concern about the up-to 3.7 million wild birds that are killed annually--many by well-fed cats, according to USA Today.

https://www.citywatchla.com/index.php/2016-01-01-13-17-00/animal-watch/17699-should-feral-cats-be-banned

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May 20, 2019

Reward Offered in North State Elk Poaching Case.

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Californians Turn in Poachers and Polluters Program (CalTIP) is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the poacher responsible for killing four Roosevelt elk in Humboldt County last December.

https://cdfgnews.wordpress.com/2019/05/20/reward-offered-in-north-state-elk-poaching-case/

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May 19, 2019

The Living Landscape: Going squirrelly – California gray and ground squirrels.

Western gray squirrels and California ground squirrels are both endemic to California, and are often sighted in our county's parks. In Clear Lake State Park you may spot squirrels “making their rounds,” along with other little mammals like minks and muskrats.

https://lakeconews.com/index.php/news/61231-the-living-landscape-going-squirrelly-california-gray-and-ground-squirrels

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May 17, 2019

Dozens of gray whales are dying on the West Coast as they make their epic Alaskan migration.

At least 53 dead or dying gray whales have washed up on West Coast beaches this spring, a death rate that’s only been seen once before. The great mammals are starving to death and scientists have theories as to why but so far no full explanation.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2019/05/16/whats-killing-grey-whales-they-swim-up-west-coast-alaska/3669039002/

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Dozens of gray whales are dying on the West Coast as they make their epic Alaskan migration.

At least 53 dead or dying gray whales have washed up on West Coast beaches this spring, a death rate that’s only been seen once before. The great mammals are starving to death and scientists have theories as to why but so far no full explanation.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2019/05/16/whats-killing-grey-whales-they-swim-up-west-coast-alaska/3669039002/

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May 16, 2019

How to save mountain lions: Stop trying to kill rats.

Mountain lion P-47, seen in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area in February, was found dead on March 21. A necropsy revealed poisoning.

https://www.latimes.com/opinion/readersreact/la-ol-le-rat-poisoning-dead-mountain-lions-20190516-story.html

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May 15, 2019

Bear cub named Paradise returns home after recovering from Camp Fire burns.

The plan is to release a rehabilitated bear cub back into the hills where it was found in March — starving and with burned paws, and the conspicuous absence of a mother bear, which means it was likely orphaned in the Camp Fire.

http://www.chicoer.com/bear-cub-named-paradise-returns-home-after-recovering-from-camp-fire-burns

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Dead whale in Pacifica becomes carcass No. 10 over past two months.

A whale is seen washed up in Pacifica. As of Saturday, 48 gray whales had been found dead on West Coast shores.

https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/Dead-whale-in-Pacifica-becomes-corpse-No-10-in-13844911.php

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