Journal archives for May 2017

May 01, 2017

Shocking killer whale video off the coast of California goes viral.

Astonishing new footage has emerged of a group of killer whales engaged in some truly graphic behavior off of Monterey Bay in California.

https://www.morningticker.com/2017/04/shocking-killer-whale-video-off-the-coast-of-california-goes-viral-video/

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Costa Mesa unveils plan to deal with coyotes.


In a public workshop Tuesday evening, April 25, Costa Mesa unveiled its coyote management plan, which is broken into three parts: public education, following laws that prohibit feeding wildlife and a balanced response to human and coyote interactions.

http://www.ocregister.com/2017/04/28/costa-mesa-unveils-coyote-management-plan/

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May 04, 2017

Bear breaks into California home, chases cats, uses bathroom.

A black bear that broke into a California residence made itself at home by chasing the neighbor's cats and pooping all over the bathroom.

A Monrovia resident said the bear broke into her home Monday through the screen door, chased her cats and left its urine and feces all over her bathroom -- as well as various other rooms.

http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2017/05/03/Bear-breaks-into-California-home-chases-cats-uses-bathroom/9991493823213/

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May 07, 2017

With Little Science, Cities Struggle to Formulate Coyote Policies.

“There is a new breed of coyote in the neighborhood,” Perez told the council. “They are smart and cunning, they are bold and fearless.”

https://ww2.kqed.org/news/2017/05/07/with-little-science-cities-struggle-to-formulate-coyote-policies/

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May 09, 2017

Young mountain lion found in Southern California gardening center.

The last surviving cub of mountain lion P39 was located in a northwestern San Fernando Valley plant nursery on Friday.

http://www.abc10.com/mb/news/local/california/young-mountain-lion-found-in-southern-california-gardening-center/437796682

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Scientists Target Remote Desert River for Intensive Study.

There are only two rivers in the California portion of the Mojave Desert where water flows year-round. The Amargosa River is one. It is home to rare plants and animals, such as the Amargosa pupfish, that are completely dependent on this groundwater-fed river. Some organisms, like the Amargosa vole, live nowhere else on Earth.

https://www.linktv.org/shows/earth-focus/scientists-target-remote-desert-river-for-intensive-study

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May 13, 2017

The Nature of Border Control.

The border enforcement regime threatens not only humans, but other living beings in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands.

http://nacla.org/blog/2017/05/12/nature-border-control

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May 15, 2017

From fishers to foxes, illegal pot growers are poisoning wildlife in Northern California forests.

The more Mourad Gabriel looked the more carcasses he found.

His decadelong scientific research has now established a clear connection: Illegal marijuana cultivation is threatening the viability of fishers and taking an unknown toll on other forest wildlife.

http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/california-forum/article148488874.html

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May 18, 2017

Marine mammal vaquita stares down extinction.

The World Wildlife Fund has set off a call to action to save the endangered vaquita from an extinction that appears imminent, with a new report projecting that the few still alive of the world’s rarest marine mammal might be gone by next year.

There are less than 30 of the porpoises left in the upper Gulf of California.

https://www.rawstory.com/2017/05/marine-mammal-vaquita-stares-down-extinction/

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May 23, 2017

Rare foxes spotted in Oregon may help California population.

Biologists are hoping a rare subspecies of foxes spotted in Oregon can help boost their number in California.

http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2017/may/23/rare-foxes-spotted-in-oregon-may-help-california-p/

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