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Salmon sharks wash up on California coasts

August 20, 2012 by Alison Hawkes

Dozens of salmon sharks wash up on California coasts, dead or dying, each year. Often mistaken as white sharks or

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Yggdrasil Urban Wildlife Rescue and Education Center

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Yggdrasil Urban Wildlife Rescue and Education Center, located in Oakland, is dedicated to the rehabilitation of orphaned and injured wildlife living in urban city centers and education of the public about how to live harmoniously with our cities’ wildlife.

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Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Provides care and rehabilitation of injured, sick, and orphaned wildlife in Silicon Valley. Also conducts education programs to help people better coexist with wildlife.

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Wildcare

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Based in downtown San Rafael, Wildcare combines wildlife rescue and rehabilitation with education programs to teach people about living with wildlife.

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Marine Mammal Center

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Marine Mammal Center is the premier rescue and rehabilitation organization for marine mammals on the West Coast. The center also conducts research and education programs at their facility in Marin County.

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Lindsay Wildlife Museum

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Lindsay Wildlife Museum is a natural history and environmental education center where live, wild animals are just inches away. The on-site wildlife rehabilitation center is one of the oldest and largest wildlife hospitals in the United States, treating nearly 6,000 injured or orphaned wild animals each year.

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International Bird Rescue

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The International Bird Rescue’s mission is to mitigate human impact on aquatic birds and other wildlife. This is achieved through rehabilitation, emergency response, education, research, planning, and training.

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Exhausted pelican makes surprise visit to UC Berkeley

April 17, 2012 by Dick Corten via Berkeleyside

Brown pelicans don’t often look for collegiate settings to make landings. But one weakened and disoriented female showed up in front of Sproul Hall recently and provided dinner-going passerbys with a reason to pause until a trained wildlife responder by chance appeared and took the bird under her wing. A campus police officer muttered: “This was definitely not covered at the academy.”

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For Jay Holcomb, Every Bird Matters

January 25, 2012 by Beth Slatkin

The Director Emeritus of International Bird Rescue reflects on 40 years of helping oiled and injured birds and wildlife.

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Brown Pelicans, Victims of Extreme Weather

January 16, 2009 by Laura Hautala

Recently, people have been finding debilitated, or even dead, brown pelicans up and down the West Coast. Initially baffled, scientists now believe the birds’ expanding range clashed with an unusually severe winter storm in December 2008.

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