black bear

Wildlife officials: Auburn bear sighting to be expected

A bear sighting in the Auburn Cemetery District caused a school lockdown and search on the part of police and animal control officers. The estimated 400-pound black bear was origi ...

Check the wildlife code before you sell or trade that trophy mount

Mounted deer heads. Moose. Elk. A largemouth bass appearing to be in its natural habitat. Two quail or ducks, geese, pheasants and so many others can be beautifully mounted and pro ...

Bear down: Early hunting season a mere month away

Hunting for California big game begins in about a month. It seems so close, as we haven’t had much of a spring weather pattern, much less summer.However, across-the-counter-type ...

Close encounters of a bear kind

A mama and baby black bear made a Loomis appearance Monday afternoon near Folsom Lake. “I was really excited,” said Del Oro High School senior Ryan Raynal, 18, who photographed ...