Journal archives for September 2018

September 28, 2018

Possible Mountain Lion Sighting In Orinda.

Tips from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife for coexisting with mountain lions.

https://patch.com/california/lamorinda/possible-mountain-lion-sighting-orinda

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September 16, 2018

State Officials Urge Drivers to ‘Watch Out for Wildlife.

To help reduce collisions with animals and birds, Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife remind motorists to be on the lookout during “Watch Out for Wildlife Week” Sept. 16–22.

https://scvnews.com/2018/09/14/state-officials-urge-drivers-to-watch-out-for-wildlife/

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September 21, 2018

Meet the Voracious Rodents Munching Through California's Wetlands.

California has its hands full with wildfires, toxic cultural schisms, and an unfriendly presidency. We didn’t need an outbreak of large voracious rodents, munching their way through the wetlands and tunneling into flood-control levees. But they’re here, or, more accurately, back. Meet the nutria.

https://www.kcet.org/shows/earth-focus/meet-the-voracious-rodents-munching-through-californias-wetlands

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September 26, 2018

House Votes to Evict Native Elk From National Park in California to Prioritize Private Cattle Ranching.

The House of Representatives rammed through legislation today that would allow hunting or eviction of native tule elk from large portions of Point Reyes National Seashore in California’s Marin County, the only national park where these elk exist.

https://www.biologicaldiversity.org/news/press_releases/2018/point-reyes-national-seashore-elk-09-25-2018.php

Posted on September 26, 2018 12:59 by biohexx1 biohexx1 | 0 comments | Leave a comment

What to do if you encounter a cougar in the wild.

Since 1890, there have been 16 verified mountain lion attacks on humans in California, according to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife's website. Six of those cases were fatal. The first record of a human being attacked and killed by a mountain lion was in 1890, when 7 year old Arthur Dangle was killed by two mountain lions near his home in Quartz Valley.

http://www.siskiyoudaily.com/news/20180925/what-to-do-if--you-encounter-cougar-in-wild

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September 13, 2018

Incredible video shows orca whales trail a California charter boat and frolic in its wake.

A fishing charter boat off the coast of southern California enjoyed a friendly visit from a pod of orca whales on Saturday morning.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6157299/Incredible-video-shows-orca-whales-trail-California-charter-boat-frolic-wake.html

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September 18, 2018

The Real Cougars of Orange County, Pt. 1 : LA cats get the press, but OC has twice as many.

For the past two years, Andes has been hiding motion-triggered video cameras throughout the Santa Ana Mountains range, specifically to capture the lions. His YouTube videos, under the tag “Jasonbear,” show these woods’ resident adult male, who Andes has begun calling “Popeye” for his muscular forelegs.

https://www.presstelegram.com/2018/09/18/the-real-cougars-of-orange-county-pt-1-la-cats-get-the-press-but-oc-has-twice-as-many/

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September 07, 2018

Mountain lion found dead on side of Highway 1 in Cambria.

The dead animal was reported on the side of Highway 1 just south of Ardath Drive by a passerby at about 7:50 a.m., according to Capt. Todd Tognazzini with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

The lion was a “sub-adult” female and weighed about 50 to 60 pounds, Tognazzini said. It had been hit and killed by a car.

https://www.sanluisobispo.com/news/local/environment/article217921260.html

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Hundreds of dolphins race along Monterey Bay in superpod.

About 1,000 dolphins in a superpod of the ocean mammals were racing along the shore, jumping in and out of the water while chasing baitfish.

http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/california/la-me-ln-dolphin-superpod-20180907-story.html

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September 14, 2018

Happy trails: Beloved bear injured in the Carr Fire returns to the wild.

After six weeks in captivity while recovering from third-degree burns on all four paws, the California black bear did not hesitate to return to the woods.

California Department of Fish and Wildlife officials released her on a remote dirt road about 3 miles off Highway 299 in Trinity County.

https://www.redding.com/story/news/2018/09/13/carr-fire-burned-injured-bear-returns-wild/1282174002/

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