MOUNTAIN LION BIOLOGY AND BEHAVIOR
SCIENTIFIC NAME Puma concolor – Cat of one color
COMMON NAMES Puma concolor is listed in dictionaries under more names than any other animal in the world. There are at least 18 South American native terms, 25 native North American, and 40 English names for mountain lions. The species most [...]
Wild Animals Ruined, Even Killed, by People’s Carelessness!
Wild animals are in trouble, and the problem is people who are careless with food and garbage. Coyotes play an important role in the ecosystem, helping to keep rodent populations under control. They are by nature fearful of humans.
If coyotes are given access to human food [...]
Rodent baits are often used to control voles. Their populations tend to be cyclical and once established, vole colonies are not easy to control. One of the most effective ways to discourage voles from moving in is to simply mow grasses down to no more than two inches or disk around sites that [...]
Rodenticides can harm wildlife; please use carefully
Throughout California, the careless use of poison baits used to control rodents has injured and killed numerous wild animals and pets. This is because scavenging birds like owls, hawks, and predators such as raccoons, foxes, skunks and coyotes that eat dead or dying rodents that have consumed these [...]
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An update on Hank (the Tank) and Sophie, the 2 kitties rescued by Julia and the Animal Rescue Team last summer (from the trunk of a car) are thriving. At 8 months, Hank is already 12 lbs and Sophie a mere 7. The other picture is the two of them at 2 [...]
Stop the painful poisoning deaths of wildlife, pets and people from Compound 1080 and sodium cyanide.
Compound 1080 and another deadly poison used regularly by Wildlife Services, sodium cyanide, are ranked Level 1 by the EPA for their “high degree of acute toxicity.” They’re meant to protect livestock from native predators. But other animals, including [...]
View a map of the California CDFW regions.
Region 1 County City Name Phone Specializations Shasta Redding Haven Wild Care 530-227-6727 Fawns Shasta Anderson Shasta Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation 530-365-9453 All Humboldt Arcata Humboldt Wildlife Care Center 707-822-8839 All Tehama Cottonwood Tehama Wild Care 530-347-1687 Mendocino Willits Willits Wildlife Rehabilitation Team 707-354-1875 all Siskiyou Fort [...]