California Department of Fish and Wildlife
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.
California has its first wolf pack since the state’s gray wolf population went extinct in 1924.
A woman fishing in the Delta last week was surprised when she reeled in what she thought was a piranha.
State wildlife officials said Monday they believe a gray wolf has been roaming the wilds of Northern California.
Long thought extinct in California, researchers say they have spotted a wolverine in the Tahoe National Forest.
California wildlife officials plan to conduct DNA and disease tests in Sacramento to make sure they shot and killed the mountain lion that attacked a 6-year-old boy on a hiking trail..
The 65-pound animal was shot and killed not far from the hiking trail where a six-year-old boy was mauled.
Family was hiking when the six-year-old was attacked; the child suffered bite wounds and scratches.
There is a mountain lion lurking in the foothills of Nevada County, and it’s on the attack.
State wildlife officials say they’ve seen a significant drop in the number of mountain lions killed after an encounter with a human.
A state worker walked out of jail one day after he and another state employee were arrested on allegations of taking bribes.
Stephanie Clark, an employee of the Department of Fish and Wildlife, and Danny Compson, a Caltrans worker, are both facing fraud and corruption charges after an anonymous tip.