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Wildlife

  • Calendar

    February 29, 2012
  • Calendar

    October 27, 2010
  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    Seen in S.F.: White Tiger Prowls the Mission

    Back off, Roy!‚ÄčOpen letter to the person who abandoned a perfectly good white tiger on York and 20th Street last night:Dear Sir or Madam:Have you no decency? What kind of person can't appreciate a perfectly good replica of a white tiger with realistic plastic tongue and fangs? Do you have too many ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    Monkey Business: Simian Sighted in Marin -- But S.F. Monkeys Tend to Stay in Zoo

    Not seen in these parts...‚ÄčThe news that multiple witnesses have spotted what appears to be a monkey tooling around Novato takes the wind out of San Francisco's sails. Nothing is supposed to happen in Novato -- that's why people move to Novato. We're the place that ought to have wild animals galli ... More >>

  • News

    October 7, 2009

    Too Cute to Shoot?

    The adoring public may have a problem with what San Francisco has in store for its troublesome invaders, the sea lions.

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2009

    Shuck and Swallow with Us Tomorrow at Ghirardelli Square

    Robert LauristonGet ready to gulp. Seriously.​People like oysters. And they like dolphins. They're not totally unrelated: Both are cold, wet, and both, though we've never tasted a dolphin (not knowingly, anyway), allegedly damn tasty. Tomorrow, McCormick & Kuleto's (Ghirardelli Square, 900 Nor ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 21, 2009
  • Blogs

    September 15, 2008
  • Blogs

    August 29, 2007
  • News

    June 6, 2007

    Whale Watchers

    We offer tips for returning lost whales to the ocean the next time they get lost in the delta

  • News

    May 30, 2007

    Empty Nest

    Ever since the owner of the Owl Tree bar died, things just haven't been the same

  • Film

    November 15, 2006

    Dance of the Penguin

    That whole talking animal genre? Let's be done with it.

  • News

    May 3, 2006
  • Film

    June 29, 2005

    Miracle on Ice

    The life of the emperor penguin isn't easy, but it might make yours seem better

  • Film

    June 15, 2005

    Glorious Sea

    Brosnan's narration can't mar Deep Blue's gorgeous ocean footage

  • Film

    May 25, 2005

    Animal Crackers

    In Madagascar, the wild things romp, then roam

  • Film

    September 29, 2004

    Floundering

    Cruel, vapid, and unfunny, this Shark bites

  • News

    April 7, 2004

    A Bacon and Ants Sandwich, Please

    With a side order of sweet and sour silkworms

  • Culture

    February 11, 2004

    The Lion King

    It's a visual feast -- with appalling songs by Tim Rice and Elton John

  • Calendar

    February 4, 2004

    Up in the Air, Mr. Birdman

    Telegraph Hill is home to a flock of wild parrots -- and one wild parrot guy

  • Calendar

    January 14, 2004

    Shameless Display

    S.F. goes artsy-fartsy

  • Culture

    July 23, 2003

    Mexican Magic

    A show full of dream states, animal spirits, and fantastical realism

  • Best of San Francisco

    May 14, 2003
  • Best of San Francisco

    May 14, 2003
  • News

    May 1, 2002

    Beetle Mania

    The intense joy of mounting a worthy bug in proper fashion

  • Dining

    April 24, 2002
  • News

    April 10, 2002

    Cottontales

    A week of hare-raising adventures with the rabbit people and the bunny lady

  • News

    March 6, 2002

    Hunting With Hawks

    The trials and satisfaction of falconry in 21st-century America

  • News

    November 7, 2001

    Songs of Science

    If you don't know birds have accents, you haven't been attending your birdsong symposia

  • News

    November 7, 2001

    Conundrum

    At the same time hundreds of dead gray whales were washing up on beaches, their birthrate was plunging. Theories abound, but little hard data has been gathered to solve this environmental puzzle.

  • News

    March 28, 2001

    Dying Breeds

    Siberian Eskimos on the edge of the Earth and the brink of starvation saved their lives and their culture by reviving the lost tradition of whale hunting. Now they worry the gray whales are poisoned.

  • News

    March 28, 2001

    Devil Fish

    Fierce prey. Spiritual brother. Ecological bellwether. The majestic gray whale inspires awe, conflict, and troubling environmental questions from the icy seas of Russia to the warm lagoons of Baja.

  • News

    February 14, 2001

    The Battle for Walpert Ridge

    A lawsuit over a proposed Hayward country club promises to be more than just another environmentalists-vs.-developers fight

  • News

    December 20, 2000

    What's Come Around

    'Tis the season for Cosmic Justice for Japanese whale eaters, and many, many S.F. politicos

  • News

    March 1, 2000

    Fins

    Just when you thought it was safe to flag down the waiter, a storm brews over shark fin soup.

  • Calendar

    January 19, 2000

    Animal Magnetism

    Seal Lion 10th Anniversary

  • News

    January 12, 2000

    Night Crawler

    To the Farallones

  • Calendar

    June 2, 1999
  • Dining

    February 24, 1999
  • News

    February 24, 1999

    Laissez Ferret

    State allows ferret underground to weasel way around law

  • Calendar

    February 10, 1999
  • Film

    January 27, 1999
  • News

    February 4, 1998

    Snake Eyes

    A scientist wonders what the inscrutable snake has to teach us

  • Calendar

    November 26, 1997
  • Calendar

    May 21, 1997
  • Calendar

    September 25, 1996
  • News

    July 24, 1996

    Tusk Love

    An elephant's birth raises questions about breeding practices

  • News

    July 17, 1996

    Bombs Away

    The Pigeon Lady of Noe Valley has neighbors diving for cover

  • News

    April 12, 1995
  • News

    March 29, 1995

    Whirly Birds

    The wind-power entrepreneurs at Kenetech have spent millionsin vain tosolve this avian mystery: Why have hundredsof raptors, including golden eagles, died alongside the windmills of Altamont Pass?

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