California kangaroo rat sighted after missing for decades

Matt Sharp Chaney holds a Santa Cruz kangaroo rat.  Sharp Chaney is a wildlife biologist at the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District in California.

Researchers have finally found a tiny animal they’ve been looking for for years in a California nature reserve. The Santa Cruz kangaroo rat has been documented at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park in Felton, California, and researchers now believe they’ve found some at the Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve as well. Genetic tests have yet … Read more