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California Drought May Exacerbate Wildlife-Human Encounters

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.


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Caltrans Warns Deer Accidents On Rise At Highway 50 And Interstate 80

“In that particular area, [Highway] 50 and [Interstate] 80, there have been a lot of wildfires, which means there is less vegetation, and the animals need to travel forward to forage,” she said.


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Firefighters Rescue Deer From Drowning In Rancho Cordova

Sacramento Metro firefighters rescued a deer struggling in the water at the Folsom South Canal.


File photo of a deer.  (credit:  Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Lice Appear To Be Behind Calif. Deer Balding

An invasion of aggressive lice appears to be behind the balding of deer across California and may even be linked to deer deaths, according to state wildlife officials who are studying the hair loss.


Sac Metro fire fighters are trying to rescue a deer trapped in a canal. (credit: CBS)

UPDATE: Rescue Workers Save Deer Trapped In Canal

Sacramento Metro fire fighters are attempting to rescue a deer that is struggling to say afloat in a canal at White Rock Road.


Harlow Rothert was impaled in the hand when he crashed into a deer on Highway 49.

Man Impaled By Deer Antler In Crash

A violent crash with a deer left a Nevada City resident with an antler stuck through his hand, but the driver says he just feels lucky the damage wasn’t worse.

CBS Sacramento–12/07/2010