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California Department of Fish and Wildlife


Mountain lion cubs find new home at Safari Park

Coast News wire services
ESCONDIDO — Three recently rescued orphaned mountain lion cubs were treated at the Paul Harter Veterinary Medical Center at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park,...
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California wildlife officials puzzled by sick and dying brown pelicans

REGION — Since approximately May 13, California brown pelicans found emaciated and frequently with secondary injuries or broken wings have been admitted to several Southern...
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Bobcat badly burned in El Dorado Fire released back into the wild

Coast News wire services
RAMONA — A young bobcat that was nursed to health in the San Diego area after being badly burned in a San Bernardino County wildfire...
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State wildlife officials fight illegal use at Carlsbad Highlands preserve

Jordan Ingram
After years of vandalism and illegal trail riding at Carlsbad Highlands Ecological Reserve, state wildlife officials announced that law enforcement will enhance its efforts to...
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Plant enthusiasts hunt for rare specimens

Lexy Brodt
Several plant enthusiasts meandered up a lush, off-trail hill in the Santa Fe Valley Open Space on a cool day in early March, their eyes...