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  • Six Flags Discovery Kingdom welcomed the first Pacific Harbor seal pup born at the park in eight years.
  • Six Flags Discovery Kingdom welcomed the first Pacific Harbor seal pup born at the park in eight years.
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animal, vallejo, six flags, north bay news
  • Toddler in Texas attacked by dog.
  • A dog in Texas was no match for a mom who used her teeth and fists to save her 2-year-old daughter.
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children, animal, pets, news
  • Toddler in Texas attacked by dog.
  • A dog in Texas was no match for a mom who used her teeth and fists to save her 2-year-old daughter.
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children, animal, pets, national/world
  • Ten-year-old dog attack victim Hunter Kilbourn poses with an autographed book he received from the WWE.
  • Autographed collectibles from the WWE that helped a 10-year-old Martinez boy recover from a vicious dog attack have been stolen.
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antioch, dog attack, children, animal, martinez, crime, craigslist, news
  • Ten-year-old dog attack victim Hunter Kilbourn poses with an autographed book he received from the WWE.
  • Autographed collectibles from the WWE that helped a 10-year-old Martinez boy recover from a vicious dog attack have been stolen.
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antioch, dog attack, children, animal, martinez, crime, craigslist, east bay news
  • UC Berkeley police are seeking a man who allegedly ordered his dog to attack a woman at People's Park on Sunday night.
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uc berkeley, berkeley, animal, animals in peril, pets, violence, crime, east bay news
  • This April 18, 2014 photo provided by International Bird Rescue shows a California brown pelican which was found with its pouch slashed on April 16, 2014 near Bayshore Park in Long Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/International Bird Rescue)
  • A bird rescue organization says a pelican found with its pouch slashed will undergo surgery in Southern California.
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southern california, animal, animals in peril, reward, crime, california news
  • A dog training program at a local prison is helping families dealing with autism and giving female inmates a sense of pride.
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prison, children, autism, southern california, animal, california news, rob mcmillan
  • Coyotes are indigenous to the North American wilderness.
  • California wildlife regulators are proposing a ban on contests that reward hunters who kill coyotes and other predators.
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animal, animals in peril, california news
  • The neighborhood association says the familys chickens and their $13,000 coop violate local rules about having barnyard pets.
  • The neighborhood association says the family?s chickens and their $13,000 coop violate local rules about barnyard pets.
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animal, pets, marin county, news
  • The neighborhood association says the familys chickens and their $13,000 coop violate local rules about having barnyard pets.
  • The neighborhood association says the family's chickens and their $13,000 coop violate local rules about having barnyard pets.
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animal, pets, marin county, north bay news, wayne freedman
  • A dog was fatally stabbed in an attack by two men in the Mission District early Friday morning.
  • A dog was fatally stabbed in an attack by two men in the Mission District early Friday morning.
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mission district, crime, animal, animals in peril, san francisco news
  • A dog was fatally stabbed in an attack by two men in the Mission District early Friday morning.
  • A dog was fatally stabbed in an attack by two men in the Mission District early Friday morning.
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mission district, crime, animal, animals in peril, news
  • Theres a cuddly mystery in South Lake Tahoe, where an animal rescue group says someone dropped off an orphaned bear cub.
  • There's a cuddly mystery in South Lake Tahoe, where an animal rescue group says someone dropped off an orphaned bear cub.
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animal, animals in peril, lake tahoe, news
  • Theres a cuddly mystery in South Lake Tahoe, where an animal rescue group says someone dropped off an orphaned bear cub.
  • There's a cuddly mystery in South Lake Tahoe, where an animal rescue group says someone dropped off an orphaned bear cub.
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animal, animals in peril, lake tahoe, california news
  • Perfect Pet
  • Meet this week's Perfect Pet available at the East Bay SPCA.
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pets, animal, news
  • Perfect Pet
  • Each week's Perfect Pet features an animal from a Bay Area shelter, Humane Society or SPCA that's looking for a home.
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pets, animal, local news
  • Workers with the Peninsula Humane Society will be out Thursday evening, trying to put a group of baby owls back in their nest.
  • Workers with the Peninsula Humane Society will be out Thursday evening, trying to put a group of baby owls back in their nest.
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san mateo county, animal, animals in peril, peninsula news
  • A fire at a residential building in San Franciscos Mission 
Dolores neighborhood has been upgraded to a second alarm.
  • Residents in a Dolores Street apartment had to find shelter for the night after their building caught on fire and lost power.
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fire, animal, animals in peril, sffd, san francisco news
  • Mission Dolores building on fire
  • Residents in a Dolores Street apartment had to find shelter for the night after their building caught on fire and lost power.
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fire, animal, animals in peril, sffd, news
  • Five months after being hit by a car in the South Bay, a young bobcat was released back into the wild on Tuesday.
  • Five months after being hit by a car in the South Bay, a young bobcat was released back into the wild on Tuesday.
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animal, animals in peril, mount hamilton, south bay news
  • Dogs praying in China before dinner
  • Some dogs in China are doing what few people do before each meal -- they're sitting down to pray.
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animal, china, watercooler
  • A photographer became friends with meerkats and it's even cuter than you think.
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animal, watercooler
  • Charlotte Ponce, 11, waits with her mom Sharon Ponce at Beaumont Childrens Hospital in Royal Oak, Mich., April 15, 2014. (Chris Clark/The Grand Rapids Press/AP Photo)
  • An 11-year-old girl who was brutally mauled by a pet raccoon when she was a baby has undergone a groundbreaking surgery.
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animal, national/world
  • Florida woman recovering after bear attack
  • One bear was shot and three others were euthanized after a Florida woman was attacked in a suburban subdivision.
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animal, animals in peril, news
  • Florida woman recovering after bear attack
  • Florida wildlife officials have killed four bears after an attack on a woman in a suburban subdivision.
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animal, animals in peril, national/world
  • Oakland Animal Services is asking for the publics help to capture a wild turkey that was shot with an arrow.
  • Oakland Animal Services is asking for the public's help to capture a wild turkey that was shot with an arrow.
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animal, animals in peril, oakland, east bay news
  • Federal land managers released all 400 head of cattle rounded up Nevada from a rancher who has refused to recognize their authority.
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animal, national/world
  • Steven Hayashi.
  • A Concord man was convicted Friday in the mauling death of his two-year old step-grandson by three family pit bulls.
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animal, concord, crime, trials, east bay news
  • Mee Mee Bakery.
  • Health department inspectors discovered an infestation of mice at two Chinatown stores Friday afternoon.
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animal, chinatown, san francisco news
  • Mee Mee Bakery.
  • Health department inspectors discovered an infestation of mice at two Chinatown stores Friday afternoon.
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animal, chinatown, news
  • Perfect Pet: Annie
  • Meet this week's Perfect Pet available at the Humane Society Silicon Valley.
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pets, animal, news
  • Investigators say a Chihuahua has a broken leg after a Sacramento man threw the dog against a fence.
  • Investigators say a Chihuahua has a broken leg after a Sacramento man threw the dog against a fence.
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animal, animals in peril, sacramento, crime, news
  • Pastor fan
  • A very abbreviated worship service took place at a church in Montana due to the NFL playoffs.
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viral video, youtube, animal, nfl
  • old cantilever section of the Bay Bridge with a missing section
  • For the first time drivers on the new Bay Bridge could see a significant change on the cantilever section of the old bridge.
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animal, animals in peril, caltrans, bay bridge, treasure island, san francisco bay, bay area traffic, alan wang
  • California condor #631 released into the wild
  • California condor #631 was released into the wild from The Condor Sanctuary in Big Sur on Tuesday afternoon.
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northern california, animal, animals in peril, california news
  • Twin polar bear cubs Nela and Nobby play in their enclosure at the Hellabrunn zoo in Munich, southern Germany, Monday, April 7, 2014. The cubs were born on Dec. 9, 2013. Today they received their names
  • Two 4-month old polar bears at the Hellabrunn zoo in Munich finally have names.The boy was named Nobby and his sister was named Nela.
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animal, watercooler
  • San Jose home damaged by fire
  • A San Jose home smoldered for more than 6 hours after a fire began Monday afternoon.
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san jose, fire, animal, animals in peril, news
  • cormorants on old span of Bay Bridge
  • A state-protected bird called the cormorant is refusing to move from the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge.
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animal, animals in peril, caltrans, bay bridge, treasure island, san francisco bay, east bay news
  • Coleman National Fish Hatchery
  • The Golden Gate Salmon Association is asking the feds to release fish from the Shasta County hatchery downstream.
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animals in peril, animal, drought, water, news
  • Officials used meat on a stick to capture a one-ton crocodile after it went on a rampage where it allegedly killed one person in Uganda.
  • Officials used meat on a stick to capture a one-ton crocodile after it went on a rampage where it allegedly killed one person in Uganda.
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animal, watercooler
  • Koala takes selfie at Sydney zoo
  • Koalas at the WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo have learned how to take selfies with a camera zookeepers put in their enclosure.
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animal, watercooler
  • Officials are warning people after a mountain lion was spotted near Skyline Boulevard in Hillsborough on Saturday morning.
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animal, mountain lion sighting, san mateo county, hillsborough, peninsula news
  • A family needs help locating their dog after it was stolen in San Franciscos Mission District on Sunday.
  • There's been some good news for a family whose pug was stolen over the weekend.
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crime, animal, mission district, san francisco news
  • An Anaheim police dog that was shot in the line of duty last week will be retired once he recovers from his wounds.
  • The Anaheim police dog shot while on duty is recovering after an emergency surgery for a condition that could have been life threatening.
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southern california, animal, animals in peril, shooting, crime, california news
  • Representatives from SeaWorld paid a contentious visit to the Capitol Wednesday to the popular orca shows at their San Diego park.
  • Representatives from SeaWorld paid a contentious visit to the Capitol Wednesday to the popular orca shows at their San Diego park.
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animal, southern california, sacramento, news
  • dog rescued by Southern Marin Fire Protection District
  • The Southern Marin Fire Protection District is being honored by PETA for their efforts to rescue a dog at Rodeo Beach.
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PETA, marin county, rodeo, rescue, animal, animals in peril, north bay news
  • A family needs help locating their dog after it was stolen in San Franciscos Mission District on Sunday.
  • A family needs help locating their pug after it was stolen in San Francisco's Mission District on Sunday.
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crime, animal, mission district, san francisco news
  • Zebra.
  • Scientists at University of California, Davis say they've solved one of nature's most troubling riddles.
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animal, uc davis, watercooler
  • More sunshine! The days are starting to get longer.
  • Here are some signs 'springing' up to let us know winter is almost over!
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taxes, snow, coffee, animal, shopping, weddings, watercooler