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Elephant seals like one in Cadboro Bay an increasingly common sight

Elephant seals like one in Cadboro Bay an increasingly common sight

Officials set up caution tape around the two-year-old elephant seal Saturday in Cadboro Bay
Camera in qathet watches for whales, and so can you

Camera in qathet watches for whales, and so can you

Wild Ocean Whale Society encourages public to report sightings
Scofflaw Steveston owl makes off with toque

Scofflaw Steveston owl makes off with toque

Richmond man had a weird encounter with wildlife last week.
Okanagan animal sanctuary celebrates birthday of 1,100 pound rescue piggy

Okanagan animal sanctuary celebrates birthday of 1,100 pound rescue piggy

Mr. Banks first came to live at the rescue after he grew a bit larger than his family had expected.
VIU professor researching how microbes can protect amphibians and oysters from disease

VIU professor researching how microbes can protect amphibians and oysters from disease

Biologist exploring the affect of small organisms on an animal’s ability to handle environmental challenges brought on by climate change
All cats at Richmond Animal Shelter find 'fur-ever' homes

All cats at Richmond Animal Shelter find 'fur-ever' homes

For the first time since the shelter's opening, no more cats are available for adoption for now.
'A Christmas miracle': Richmond resident reunites with lost cat

'A Christmas miracle': Richmond resident reunites with lost cat

Pyjamas, or PJ, ran away in December during early morning hours in an unfamiliar neighbourhood.
Black bear chased out of ‘den’ under Cowichan couple’s deck

Black bear chased out of ‘den’ under Cowichan couple’s deck

They had seen the bear fishing in the nearby Cowichan River but didn’t want it living under their home during hibernation, which can be up to six months
'Members of the family': A look at pet custody in British Columbia

'Members of the family': A look at pet custody in British Columbia

Amendments made to B.C.'s Family Law Act in 2023 applauded by animal law lawyer.
Watch: Heartwarming rescue after dog falls off Oregon cliff

Watch: Heartwarming rescue after dog falls off Oregon cliff

A video shows the moment the dog and its owners are reunited by the coast guard.