Golden moles are skilled burrowers with sensitive hearing that allows them to detect vibrations from surface movements. Unlike other burrowing mammals, they do not leave visible tunnels behind while moving under the sand.
This year is shaping up to be significant for the salmon population, as large numbers of fish migrate through Bay Area creeks for spawning.
One local fisherman described the river to a local news outlet as “well and truly alive with the bodies of rats."
In a quirky Thanksgiving incident in Maine, a mischievous fawn broke into a store, leaving a trail of chaos in its wake.
A curious, and most likely hungry, bear destroyed the interior of a parked car after the owners left some Peanut M&M’s inside.
A runner on a Sierra Madre hiking trail had a heart-stopping encounter with a brown bear and her two cubs, and she captured the incident on video.
Yellowstone National Park has confirmed its first case of chronic wasting disease (CWD) on Tuesday after a deer carcass in the park tested positive for the highly contagious and fatal brain disease
Calaveras County sheriff's deputies say 66-year-old Ann Herford was last seen going on a hike last weekend along the Arnold Rim Trail in the Stanislaus National Forest.
Commercial fishermen are most likely going to be crabby after the latest announcement from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. The opening of the Dungeness crab commercial fishing season for areas south of Point Arena in Mendocino County is delayed for the fifth year running, California wildlife officials announced Friday.
Video shared by the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office showed a deer darting from the scene.
The annual monarch butterfly migration is one of the most breathtaking spectacles in the insect world. Western monarchs from the Rocky Mountains start showing up along the coast of California mid-October, and this year, enthusiasts say they are out in droves.
As the cold, wet weather sets in, some are noticing mice and rats are overrunning communities such as Vallejo and Benicia.
Researchers have a new working theory as to what killed the dinosaurs after studying sediment layers in North Dakota.
Frost flowers happen in late fall after a few hard freezes and while the ground is still warm. They don't stick around for long, disappearing on the day they show up, melting away like frost in the warm air or sunlight.
It was a beautiful sunny day at Lake Tahoe and one black bear decided to make the most of it by taking a dip.
Danville police said Monday they've been getting more reports of coyote sightings recently and want to let the public know what to do in case they encounter a coyote.
The young humpback whale had been stuck, swimming in an uncomfortable circle for days, anchored in place by a 300-lb. crab pot.
In a heartwarming rescue operation, Spanish authorities, including local police and the Nature Protection Group, came to the aid of a great horned owl trapped in a barbed wire fence near the Limonero dam in Malaga.
Oklahoma teen hunter, Major Edmonds, made headlines for his rare catch – a "Cactus buck." During the youth hunting season, Edmonds encountered a deer with abnormal antler growth, retaining its velvet, resembling a cactus.
The surly otter, who made headlines this summer for evading wildlife officials and stealing surfboards in Santa Cruz, is back in the news: Otter 841 has given birth to a very cute pup.