A bear, likely the one that was hit by a car in Ventura more than a week ago, was caught in the backyard of a Ventura resident early this morning.
The young male bear was released this afternoon into Los Padres National Forest after a veterinarian for the state Department of Fish and Game examined him.
In 2008, there were 23 fatalities in the United States caused by dog attacks. In 2000, there were 54 fatalities caused by bee stings, in 2007 there were 450 fatalities from falls within the home. Every year there are approximately 150 fatalities involving automobile collisions with deer. But since the 1890s, there have been a [...]
Dear Wildlife Rehabilitator,
Your Summer newsletter is ready to download! This informative issue includes information on tick-borne diseases transmissible to humans, and an update on the Esbilac issues some wildlife rehabilitators have been experiencing.
It also includes the inspiring story of an oiled California Brown Pelican that underwent rehabilitation more than 20 [...]
Yesterday i received a distressed call from a guy in Lompoc, named Anthony. He found this cute female kitten lying in the road. He couldn’t fathom leaving her there to be struck by a car again and again. He took her to work, then called several animal agencies. He was told by all [...]
The Animal Rescue Team is the realization of a long held dream of its Executive Director and Co-Founder Julia di Sieno, who has been rescuing, rehabilitating, and returning animals to the wild for 25 years. In 2000, after 20 years working with the S.B. Wildlife Network, Julia moved to the Santa [...]
MLF Cougar Clippings
News Links 7/14/2010
Here are a few of the top stories on mountain [...]
Sadly another one of our state protected mountain lions has been shot, and killed. A resident of Jeffrey Street in the city of SLO saw a mountain lion in one of their backyard trees. They called 911 and the SLO Police Department responded and confirmed there was a mountain lion in their tree about 15 [...]
Nala encouraging Porsche to come out, “its okay”! Nala played surrogate for one season for our 2 orphaned bobcat kittens. The one kitten came from the Exotic Feline Breeding compound in Rosemond, CA. All girls are free now. As you can see, its perfect out there, no hunting, no poison, no trespassing, on 6,000 [...]
SCOTT STEEPLETON, NEWS-PRESS CITY EDITOR
July 8, 2010 5:53 AM
Police officers in San Luis Obispo shot and killed a mountain lion they say posed a threat to humans.
Meanwhile, the head of a Santa Ynez animal rescue group has organized a training for law enforcement officers in the hopes of reducing the number [...]
By Julia DiSieno, ART
The sad news of the female sea otter found shot in the head last week in Morro Bay is maddening.
A necropsy concluded that the animal was shot to the head with a pellet gun.
We at the Animal Rescue Team, Inc. are offering a $1,000 reward for ANY information leading [...]