Suspected mountain lion attack injures California boy

California 05/28/19, 19:04

Wildlife officers said Tuesday that they killed a mountain lion in a San Diego County nature preserve and will try to determine if it was the animal that injured a 4-year-old boy during a group hike a few hours earlier. The boy was hospitalized following the attack Monday and treated for ...

California crab fisheries to close early to protect whales

U.S. 03/26/19, 16:59

California crab fisheries will close for the season in April when whales are feeding off the state's coast as part of an effort to keep Dungeness crab fishery gear from killing protected whales, officials announced Tuesday.The April 15 closure, three months before the crab fishing season normally ends, is part ...

Disease may be killing California desert bighorn sheep

California 03/15/19, 17:56

A new survey has found a sharp decline in desert bighorn sheep in Southern California, and biologists suspect the cause is a disease contracted from domestic animals.The California Department of Fish and Wildlife says a survey earlier this month counted 60 bighorns in the Mount San Gorgonio region east of ...

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