Journal archives for August 2018

August 01, 2018

Sonoma County Ranchers Track, Kill Mountain Lions Killing Livestock.

Other livestock owners in the area are instead choosing to kill mountain lions who kill their animals.

Just last week, a mountain lion was put down after killing a goat in Kenwood. It’s the second state-sanctioned mountain lion killing in the last eight months in Sonoma valley.

https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2018/07/31/sonoma-county-ranchers-track-kill-mountain-lions-killing-livestock/

Posted on August 01, 2018 12:22 by biohexx1 biohexx1 | 0 comments | Leave a comment

August 02, 2018

Famous mountain lion cub that survived North Bay fires killed with Fish and Wildlife permit.

A young mountain lion was killed in Sonoma County with permission from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife after the puma killed a local landowner's goat.

https://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/mountain-lion-cub-fire-killed-permit-goat-sonoma-13121152.php

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Saving Animals by Scaring Them.

Conservationists are using behavior modification to help kangaroo mice, bears, elk and other critters survive.

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/saving-animals-by-scaring-them/

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August 03, 2018

Bold coyote caught on camera in Chula Vista neighborhood, more sightings around San Diego.

According to Project Wildlife in San Diego, it is common to see coyotes moving into urban areas hunting for food, especially with the recent high temperatures in the region. They say the heat, recent wildfires and the lack of rain have coyotes looking for food and water in areas they may have not searched at other times.

http://www.cbs8.com/story/38799519/bold-coyote-spotted-in-chula-vista-one-of-many-sightings-in-san-diego

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August 10, 2018

Mountain Lion Sightings Reported In Pleasanton.

Residents are encouraged to call the police when they see the big cats.

https://patch.com/california/pleasanton/mountain-lion-sightings-reported-pleasanton

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August 14, 2018

Holy Fire latest update: Baby deer rescued as fire reaches 22,986 acres.

HOLY Fire continues to spread as firefighters battle to control the blaze in southern California, growing to 22,986 acres.

https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/1003094/holy-fire-latest-update-baby-deer-saved-holy-fire-containment-california-fires-update

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August 15, 2018

Navy's Plan To Protect Marine Mammals Under Scrutiny.

The Navy is rolling out its latest plan to manage wildlife in its ocean training grounds from Southern California to Hawaii. But after years of legal battles, environmentalists worry the Navy is backsliding in its efforts to protect marine life.

https://www.kpbs.org/news/2018/aug/13/navys-plan-protect-marine-mammals-under-scrutiny/

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August 18, 2018

California v nutria: state seeks to eradicate scourge of giant rodents.

As the dog-sized creatures destroy wetlands and dig through levees, officials have a goal: total extermination.

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/aug/15/nutria-california-rodents-wetlands-environment

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August 20, 2018

The return of the California Grizzly Bear?

The bear that graces the California state flag went extinct some 30 years before it became the official animal of the Golden State in 1953. The last known California Grizzly Bear was sighted by a road crew in Sequoia National Park in 1924.

https://www.mantecabulletin.com/opinion/local-columns/return-california-grizzly-bear/

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August 23, 2018

Two Bobcat Babies Rescued in North Bay.

Wildcare said it tried on two occasions to reunite the babies with their mother without success. After they are stabilized at the center, they will be transferred to the Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley, which is housing other orphaned bobcats in care and has the facilities needed to raise them to be healthy, wild cats with the hunting and survival skills they'll need.

https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/california/Two-Bobcat-Babies-Rescued-in-North-Bay-491510691.html

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