Wildlife

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Cleanup Crews Continue To Battle Oil Spill Near Santa Barbara Coast

Locals fear it’s going to continue to get worse.

05/21/2015

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For California Salmon, Summer Of Truck Rides, Bucket Lifts

What do you do when you have 30 million young salmon ready for their big journeys downstream, but drought and development have dried your riverbeds to sauna rocks? In California this year, you give the fish a ride.

05/16/2015

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America’s Top 5 Must-Visit Aquariums

Want to explore the ocean’s depths while staying on dry land? Visit 5 of the most must-visit aquariums in the U.S. according to Sy Montgomery, author of, “The Soul Of An Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into The Wonder Of Consciousness.”

05/12/2015

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$10M Wildlife Bridge Crossing To Be Built Near 101 Freeway

A proposed first-of-its-kind $10 million wildlife bridge crossing in the U.S. is set to built near the 101 Freeway in Agoura, officials said Friday.

09/19/2014

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Seal Beach Holds Town Hall To Discuss City’s Ugly Coyote Problem

“Just this week” — there were five reports of pets being killed. “It’s out of control,” Denise Simmerman added.

09/10/2014

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Officials Make Largest Mounted Wildlife Seizure Ever At LA Port Complex

Seven boxes of mounted wildlife, antlers and horns were seized last month at the Los Angeles-Long Beach seaport complex before they could be exported, authorities said Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/06/2014

A mountain lion in Norwalk? Sure looks like one. (credit: Norwalk Security Camera)

How Did A Lion End Up Roaming The Streets Of Norwalk?

Home surveillance of a large cat — believed to be a mountain lion — has residents concerned.

07/31/2014

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Running On Empty: Wildlife

From deer and salmon to ducks and geese, our epic drought is a possible death sentence for California wildlife.

07/31/2014

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Caltrans To Spend $10M On Bridge That Will Allow Mountain Lions To Cross 101 Freeway

Caltrans will build a $10 million bridge spanning the 101 Freeway allowing mountain lions and other wild animals access across the busy roadway.

07/26/2014

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California Bill That Would End Orca Shows Stalls

The bill’s author, Democrat Richard Bloom of Santa Monica, agreed during the bill’s first hearing before the water, parks and wildlife committee to revisit his proposal after further study.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/08/2014

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Drought, Warm Temps May Be To Blame For Rise In Coyote Attacks, Sightings

The drought and the unseasonable warm weather in California may be to blame for an increase in coyote attacks and sightings in Riverside.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/14/2014

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Mountain Lion Death Renews Calls For Wildlife Corridor Across 101 Freeway

Environmental activists and wildlife experts renewed calls Wednesday for a wildlife corridor under the 101 Freeway in Agoura Hills after a young mountain lion was struck and killed.

11/06/2013

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Army Corp Of Engineers Release Plans To Restore LA River Habitat

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released four different proposals Friday to restore the natural habitat of the Los Angeles River.

09/13/2013

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‘NCIS’ Star Pauley Perrette Discusses LA Zoo’s 43rd Annual Beastly Ball Fundraiser!

“NCIS” Actress Pauley Perrette stopped by KCAL9 Friday to discuss the Tom Mankiewicz Leadership Award, which she will receive at the 43rd Annual Beastly Ball Fundraiser this weekend!

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/14/2013

KNX On Your Corner

KNX On Your Corner: Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve

Coyotes call it home, as well as bobcats, birds, snakes and a lot more.

01/25/2013

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