Wildlife

Understand how wildlife and humans interact around the planet and what we can do to give creatures of all kinds the space they deserve.
Stingless bees in the Amazon
Stingless Bees Help Rainforest and Local Communities
orb-weaving spiders mating
These Male Spiders Acrobatically Catapult to Avoid Sexual Cannibalism
African elephant mother and calf
New Elephant Moms and Babies Don't Rest After Birth
Bahamian rock iguana
How Tourists Are Hurting Rock Iguanas in the Bahamas
stray cat outside
What's the Best Way to Manage Free-Roaming Cats?
squirrel is groomed with a mascara wand
Repurposed Mascara Wands Help Orphaned Wildlife
octopus swimming
Do Octopuses Have Emotions?
cedar waxwings in nest
Birds Are Laying Eggs Earlier Likely Due to Climate Change
snowy American pika
Conservation Photographer and Researcher Focuses on Pikas
Florida manatee swimming
What Happens to Manatees When Seagrass Dies Off?
Vespa mandarinia
Researchers Find Way to Track and Trap Giant Hornets Using Sex Pheromones
spongy moth or Lymantria dispar
Spongy Moth Is the New Name for This Invasive Species
social spider in a web
Some Spiders Hunt in Packs in Catch Prey
Fiddler crab with large claw
How Cheating Helps Animals Win Battles
Basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus), underwater view, Baltimore, Cork, Ireland
There's Been a Great Decline in Basking Shark Sightings in California
tapir frog
Elusive Big-Nosed Blobby Frog Found in Peru
Golden Eagle
Lead Poisoning Is Challenging Bald and Golden Eagle Populations
Prothonotary Warbler Perched on Branch
Get Outside for the Great Backyard Bird Count
aardvark baby Dobby with mom
Here's Dobby, a Baby Aardvark Named for the Beloved 'Harry Potter' Character
Ultramarine Flycatcher in Thailand
Big-Brained Birds Aren't Shrinking As Much With Climate Change
Sangita Iyer with elephant
Conservationist Advocates for Asian Elephants in Her Hometown
Goldfish swimming with mouth open
Fish Talk More Than You Think
Rodney Stotts with Mr. Hoots
Master Falconer Gives Birds Second Chances
Humpback whale foraging at the sea surface, Norway
Why Whales Don't Drown When They Eat
Beaver gathering winter stock of wood
Beavers Are on the Move and It's Changing the Landscape
Western burrowing owl
How Fake Calls and Paint Splatters Help Owls Relocate
puma
Pumas Interact With Nearly 500 Different Species
A new species of leafhopper found in Uganda
Rare Metallic-Looking Insect Found in Uganda
Megophrys frigida
224 New Species Discovered in Asia and Some Are Already Threatened
A hippo, Hippopotamus amphibius, yawns in a green waterhole
Hippos Recognize the Wheeze-Honk of Strangers and Friends
eastern double-collared sunbird
Some Birds May Have Been Singing the Same Song for 1 Million Years
American robin with berry
Lost Animal Species Can Have Massive Impact on Plant Survival
Pigeon guillemot (Cepphus columba) coated in oil
Ruptured Pipeline Spills 300,000 Gallons of Diesel, Killing Thousands of Animals in Louisiana
Jaguar, panthera onca, Mother with Cub
Female Jaguars Use Hide and Flirt Tactics to Protect Their Cubs
Greta Thunberg's rainfrog
Newly Discovered Rainfrog Named After Greta Thunberg
Tasmanian Devil
Tasmanian Devils Are Picky Eaters With Individualistic Food Preferences
Western harvest mouse feeds on a monarch butterfly
California Mice Dine on Toxin-Filled Monarch Butterflies Without Getting Poisoned
10 lost birds
Scientists Search for 10 Elusive Bird Species That Have Been Lost for Years
Baby hedgehog
Sucking DNA From Air Can Revolutionize How Researchers Track Biodiversity
Risso's dolphin
Dolphins Perform Elaborate Spin Dives to Hunt Prey
Side view of polar bear walking on snow-covered land
Melting Sea Ice Forces Polar Bears to Travel Farther to Survive
One of British Columbia's largest starfish photographed while diving around the southern Gulf Islands.
Why Are Starfish Dying? Threats and How You Can Help Save Them
California spotted owl in tree
California Spotted Owls Benefit From Forest Restoration
closeup of the shipwrecked ram and the animals on it
More Than 100 Animal Species Found on 2,200-Year-Old Shipwreck
bee on a flower
Vulture Bees' Gut Bacteria Lets Them Eat Rotting Flesh
Eumillipes persephone millipede, from Australia.
Researchers Discover the First True Millipede
giraffe and calf
Giraffe Population Numbers Are on the Rise
Humpback whale swimming
Humpback Whales May Sing Songs to Find Other Whales
Monarch Butterfly on milkweed
How Can Predators Eat Poison Butterflies?
Batman River loach
Tiny Fish With Superhero Name Rediscovered After Nearly 50 Years
Jumping Orca in Prince William Sound, Alaska #6
Melting Sea Ice Opens Up Arctic Ocean to Killer Whales
Sanderling in flight in front of the sea on a sunny day
Birds That Migrate Have Lighter-Colored Feathers
Snow Leopard In Snow Storm
How Cashmere Is Threatening the Lives of Snow Leopards
Norwegian wolf
The Norwegian Wolf Is Extinct
Latticed heath moth in an urban area
Some Butterflies, Moths Benefit From Warm City Temperatures
A right whale calf and mother
First Right Whale Calf of the Season Was Just Spotted
fish in a marine reserve
Remote Ocean Wilderness Is as Important as Marine Reserves
kukri snake head from all angles
Instagram Post Leads to Discovery of New Himalayan Snake Species
cheetah crossing road in India
How Roads Affect World's Most Vulnerable Animals

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