DNA Evidence Exonerates Big Bear ‘Hank The Tank’ From Tahoe-Area Break-Ins“Hank the Tank,” the big bear being blamed for breaking into dozens of homes across the Tahoe Keys area, may be innocent after all.
Endangered Sturgeon Poached From Tracy WaterwayAn endangered fish native to California waters was poached by a Tracy man.
Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care Barred From Caring For Bears Until It Makes Changes To EnclosureAn escaped bear led to a temporary bear ban at a Tahoe rescue center. The state is now requiring that Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care make repairs before allowing them to care for any additional bears.
Bear That Made Its Way Into Auburn Wanders Off After Sitting In Tree All DayThe bear that made its way into Auburn wandered off at some point early Thursday morning, authorities say.
Young Mountain Lion Removed For Far Northern California Community, Returned To WildA mountain lion that took an interest in a chicken coop in the far northeastern California city of Alturas has been captured and returned to the wild.
VIDEO: Owl Seized During San Joaquin County Search Warrant Released Back Into WildAn owl that had been illegally kept as a pet has been released back into the wild.
Two Local Cops Fined For Baiting Big Trophy Deer Kills In Amador CountyTwo Amador County cops posted rare trophy kills online, but the California Department of Fish and Wildlife grew suspicious, saying they were too big and too rare to happen legally.
'Not Normal Behavior': Bears Behaving Oddly Raising Red Flags About Mystery DiseaseIf you come across a bear, that bear's first instinct should be to run away, but researchers with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife have come across some bears with very odd behavior.
NorCal Recreational Red Abalone Fishery Staying Closed For Next 5 YearsAnglers are being reminded that the Northern California recreational red abalone fishery will remain closed for the next five years.
Gray Wolf Travels From Oregon To Central California, Further Than Any Collared Wolf BeforeA dispersing gray wolf has moved deeper into California than any collared wolf before, traveling from Oregon to Central California likely in search of a new pack or mate, officials said.
Songbird Deaths From Salmonella Spiking In CaliforniaWildlife officials are urging people to put away their bird feeders due to a salmonellosis outbreak killing many songbirds.