Back off, Roy!Open 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 >>
Not seen in these parts...The 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 >>
The adoring public may have a problem with what San Francisco has in store for its troublesome invaders, the sea lions.
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 >>
We offer tips for returning lost whales to the ocean the next time they get lost in the delta
Ever since the owner of the Owl Tree bar died, things just haven't been the same
That whole talking animal genre? Let's be done with it.
The life of the emperor penguin isn't easy, but it might make yours seem better
Brosnan's narration can't mar Deep Blue's gorgeous ocean footage
In Madagascar, the wild things romp, then roam
Cruel, vapid, and unfunny, this Shark bites
With a side order of sweet and sour silkworms
It's a visual feast -- with appalling songs by Tim Rice and Elton John
Telegraph Hill is home to a flock of wild parrots -- and one wild parrot guy
S.F. goes artsy-fartsy
A show full of dream states, animal spirits, and fantastical realism
The intense joy of mounting a worthy bug in proper fashion
A week of hare-raising adventures with the rabbit people and the bunny lady
The trials and satisfaction of falconry in 21st-century America
If you don't know birds have accents, you haven't been attending your birdsong symposia
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.
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.
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.
A lawsuit over a proposed Hayward country club promises to be more than just another environmentalists-vs.-developers fight
'Tis the season for Cosmic Justice for Japanese whale eaters, and many, many S.F. politicos
Just when you thought it was safe to flag down the waiter, a storm brews over shark fin soup.
Seal Lion 10th Anniversary
To the Farallones
State allows ferret underground to weasel way around law
A scientist wonders what the inscrutable snake has to teach us
An elephant's birth raises questions about breeding practices
The Pigeon Lady of Noe Valley has neighbors diving for cover
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?