Journal archives for March 2018

March 02, 2018

Elusive Sierra Nevada Red Fox Captured in Tehama County.

A Sierra Nevada red fox was captured in Tehama County last month by California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) biologists researching this rare sub-species of red fox.

The 10-pound male fox was captured on national forest land just outside of Lassen Volcanic National Park, near the town of Mineral. The fox was collared and released at the capture location, and CDFW biologists have been impressed by the distances it has regularly been covering despite rough terrain and high elevation.

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Can use of nonlethal guns scare coyotes away in Whittier?

Faced with increasing complaints about coyotes traversing residential streets, Whittier officials plan to train a volunteer team to investigate and — if necessary — use a still undetermined nonlethal type of gun to scare off the creatures.

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March 09, 2018

California scientists catch 2 elusive Sierra Nevada red fox.

California wildlife biologists have caught two rare Sierra Nevada red foxes in three weeks, a feat they say it's a "huge" step to understanding the animal listed as threatened in the state in 1980.

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March 15, 2018

Cal State L.A. Police Shoot at Coyote That Bit 5-Year-Old Boy: Campus Officials.

Campus police shot at a coyote who bit a 5-year-old boy at California State University, Los Angeles on Wednesday, schools officials said.

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March 24, 2018

How do coyotes thrive in urban Southern California? The answer is not for the weak-stomached.

Martinez is part of a team of researchers that for more than a year has been cataloging the astonishingly diverse contents stewing in the bellies of local urban coyotes.

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March 27, 2018

On the trail of tracks, shadows and a wolf.

Sometimes the most important moments of your life can come and go without much thought. Then days, months or years later, you realize out of the blue what you missed.

This sequence played out this past week. The revelation felt like parting a window shade and getting a glimpse of a secret world.

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