Photo of a rare mountain yellow-legged frog in an alpine lake in Kings Canyon National Park, in California's Sierra Nevada

California Commission Lists Yellow-Legged Frog as Endangered

SACRAMENTO — There’s new hope for an endangered California frog that has vanished from half of its habitat. The state Fish and Game Commission on Wednesday approved protections for five of six populations of the foothill yellow-legged frog. The state Fis...
Photo of a mountain lion

California Freeway Crossing to Give Wildlife Room to Roam

LOS ANGELES — Like many urban singles, the mountain lion P-22 lives a solitary life in a too-small habitat. And he has a hard time finding a mate in the big city. Famous for traveling across two freeways and making a huge Los Angeles park his home, the lone...
Photo of gray wolf pups at the Oakland Zoo

Adorable Wolf Pups Make Debut at Oakland Zoo

OAKLAND — Four new gray wolf pups have come out of their den at the Oakland Zoo. The pups were born on May 13. This month, the 6-week-old pups have started to explore the two-acre habitat. The pups were b...