Journal archives for August 2017

August 01, 2017

Bat found near children's play area in park tests positive for rabies.

"If a bat's out during the day, usually there's something going on with it," Amber Engle, Wildlife Rehabilitation Manager, told KTVU.

A bat crawling on the ground in the middle of the day was certainly startling.

http://www.ktvu.com/news/270809585-story

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August 08, 2017

Mountain lion P-55 crosses 101, 118 freeways with all nine lives intact.

National Park Service researchers say a male mountain lion named P-55 was documented successfully crossing the 101 Freeway - a rare event for Southern California's big cats.

P-55, described as a "subadult male," represents only the fourth case of a successful crossing since the NPS began its mountain lion study in 2002.

http://www.dailynews.com/environment-and-nature/20170807/mountain-lion-p-55-crosses-101-118-freeways-with-all-nine-lives-intact

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August 12, 2017

3 new mountain lion sightings reported in San Mateo County.

Hillsborough police are warning residents about mountain lions following the recent sighting of some lions in two areas of the city, police said Thursday.

Cameras captured images of lions around Crystal Springs Road and the green belt area near Jacaranda Circle, according to police.

http://www.sfgate.com/news/bayarea/article/3-Recent-Mountain-Lion-Sightings-Reported-In-San-11765237.php

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August 18, 2017

The Mules That Help Fight California's Wildfires.

Forget dalmatians—in remote parts of Northern California, mules are the fire department's four-legged helpers of choice.

http://mentalfloss.com/article/503608/mules-help-fight-californias-wildfires

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August 29, 2017