Known as a camel spider or wind scorpion, solifugids walk quietly and carry some serious jaws.
On Wednesday, California Senators voted unanimously in a policy committee to support the bill designating the Western Pacific leatherback sea turtle as the official California marine reptile.
A bill introduced by Rep. Elton Gallegly (R-Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties) potentially could have an impact on the southern sea otter population. H.R. 4043, otherwise known as the Military Readiness and Southern Sea Otter Conservation Act, was passed in the House of Representative on May 18th as an amendment to the Defense Authorization Act, H.R. 4310.
MEarth is employing a family of barn owls to help teach Carmel Valley students the importance of healthy ecosystems.
On the eve of the American Le Mans Series at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca the SPCA is hoping an appearance by a couple of well-known ...
Nonprofit organization Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue dedicates their time to fostering and providing medical attention to numerous local labs and lab mixes.
The Aquarium announces its first-ever sandbar shark, on exhibit in its million-gallon Open Sea tank.
Stanford University's Hopkins Marine Station in Pacific Grove is making national news again: Two potentially groundbreaking findings by Hopkins scientists have put new spins on ...
Just because animals are on exhibit doesn't mean it's got cred. It takes a lot more to get a seal of approval from the Assocation ...
The race is on for Monterey County's own Animal Friends Rescue Project in the qualifying heat for the ASPCA/Rachel Ray $100,000 Challenge. The 108 shelter ...
A dog and a skunk from North County both tested positive for the disease and county health officials are urging residents to vaccinate their domestic animals against the disease.
Some wildlife conservation groups give away plush toys, or canvas tote bags, or calendars. Ventana Wildlife Society is giving away free bullets.
The SPCA for Monterey County is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the apprehension of those responsible for the abandonment of a neglected horse in Prunedale.
Stanford University marine biologist George Shillinger and his colleagues at the Monterey-based Center for Ocean Solutions have found evidence indicating that ocean currents off the ...
Today, Monterey Bay Aquarium is mourning the loss of what it's calling one of the most important animals in its 28-year history: Toola, a California sea otter.
According to a recent report by the U.S. Geological Survey, attacks on California sea otters by white sharks have spiked in the past several years.
Just in time for the Valentine’s Day hype, the Monterey Bay Aquarium will debut the youngest sea otter pup ever taken in by the Sea Otter Research and Conservation program.
Governor Jerry Brown is considering a repeal of the current California euthanasia law.
Republican law-makers in the House of Representatives are attempting to overhaul the Endangered Species Act due to it’s “limited success” at returning species from the brink of extinction.
The SPCA of Monterey County’s Eleventh Annual Pet Telethon will air live from their Salinas shelter this Saturday on KION-TV 46.