The scarcity of food in the wild has been blamed for unusual animal activity during California’s drought including a recent bear attack, mountain lion sightings and an uptick in orphaned animals.
Without a doubt, Southern California is endowed with an abundance of wildlife, exotic and otherwise and are indigenous to this part of the Golden State or to another parts of the world. From deep in the desert to life saving preserves, these esteemed animals can also be seen in well endowed parks and natural habitats, attracting visitors from Los Angeles for the chance to catch a glimpse of a diverse number of critters and the picturesque environments in which they currently roam. Consider the following five.
Two weeks after the the Refugio spill, and terrified pelicans are still Coming into the Oiled Bird Care and Education Center in San Pedro, Where every eye duct every feather and every pouch is gingerly washed.
Locals fear it’s going to continue to get worse.
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.
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.”
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.
“Just this week” — there were five reports of pets being killed. “It’s out of control,” Denise Simmerman added.
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.
Home surveillance of a large cat — believed to be a mountain lion — has residents concerned.
From deer and salmon to ducks and geese, our epic drought is a possible death sentence for California wildlife.
Caltrans will build a $10 million bridge spanning the 101 Freeway allowing mountain lions and other wild animals access across the busy roadway.
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.
The drought and the unseasonable warm weather in California may be to blame for an increase in coyote attacks and sightings in Riverside.
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.