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.
Fairy Pitta bird
Showy Songbirds Are at Risk of Extinction
Coyote (Canis latrans) along Alaska Highway.
What’s the Difference Between Coyotes and Wolves?
Close-up of bearded dragon in the desert
15 Bizarre Facts About Bearded Dragons
cockatoo nudges a brick on a trash can
Cockatoos and Humans Battle Over Trash Cans in Australia
dolphins in Shark Bay
Dolphins Have the Largest Alliances, Second to Humans
weevil on avocado
Pheromones Could Protect Avocados From Invasive Weevils
newly discovered gecko in Madagascar
8 New Minuscule Geckos Discovered in Madagascar
Wildlife Crossing in the Netherlands
Wildlife Crossings Save Lives and Money
African elephant (Loxodonta africana) and calf walking, Masai Mara N.R, Kenya
Larger Animals Can Better Handle Climate Change
Brown bison in green grass
Bison Will Graze on 63,500 Acres of Federal Land in Montana
Santa Marta sabrewing hummingbird
Rare Glittery Hummingbird Rediscovered in Colombia
Watching Wild European rabbit
Australia's Rabbit Invasion Began with a Single Settler
Bateleur Eagle, Terathopius ecaudatus, Zimbabwe
Telling the Story of 80 of the World's Most Interesting Birds
Close-up of a Spotted Lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) crawling on a Maple tree trunk in Northeast Maryland
Invasive Spotted Lanternflies Keep Hitchhiking in the US
White-Faced (Capuchin) Monkeys
Female Monkeys Live Longer When They Have Female Friends
Red ants on stem with aphids
Researchers Create 'Treasure Map' of All the World's Ants
Herd of white alpaca huddled together
What's the Difference Between Llamas and Alpacas?
Close-up of raven sitting on a rock looking to the side
What's the Difference Between Ravens and Crows?
Greenland sleeper whale spotted off Belize
Mysterious Arctic Shark Found Cruising Around Belize
Honey Bee in Flight
Honeybees Can't Walk Straight After Pesticide Exposure
Daniela Araya-Gamboa along a roadway in Costa Rica
Scientists Are Scouring Costa Rican Roads to Help Save Wild Cats
Mexican grey wolf
More Wolves, Beavers Could Help Western Lands
newly discovered hawk moth
New Hawk Moths Are Some of the Smallest Ever Found
High angle view of crocodile swimming in lake, Florida, United States.
What's the Difference Between Alligators and Crocodiles?
American bison standing in long golden grass
What's the Difference Between Bison and Buffalo?
Coral reef wall with Sponge (Aplysina archeri)
Marine Sponges ‘Sneeze’ to Expel Waste
African elephant reaching out toward the camera
Stretchy, Telescoping Skin Is the Key to Elephant Trunks
White-backed vulture in flight
Vultures May Need More Protection in Africa
birds feeding babies in nest
Photographers Don't (Always) Harm Bird Nesting Behavior
Cyclists riding on the Death Road - the most dangerous road in the world, North Yungas, Bolivia.
Bolivia's Notorious 'Death Road' Is Now a Wildlife Haven
two red deer in Scotland
Deer Become Less Social as They Grow Older (Same.)
Closeup of giraffe legs in the grasslands of Masai Mara National Reserve
Long Legs Don't Make Giraffes All That Athletic
Ghost gear collected in Maine
4,700 Pounds of Ghost Gear Collected From Gulf of Maine
Underwater shot of Erin Spencer with hammerhead shark (Sphyrna mokarran).
Scientists Search for Elusive Giant Great Hammerheads
european wolf (Canis lupus lupus) sleeps in winter
Dogs and Wolves Are Closely Related But Their Sleep Patterns Are Very Different
Chimpanzee with her baby on the back
Rainforest Chimps Dig Wells to Find Fresh, Filtered Water
Pocket Gopher at Burrow Hole
Gophers Are the Only Non-Human Mammals That Farm
Giant African land snail - Achatina fulica
Invasive Giant Land Snails Spotted Again in Florida
female rangers in Great Plains program
Female Ranger Program Focuses on Conservation, Equality
Gray wolf in stream
Logjams Benefit Wildlife So Much That Scientists Are Intentionally Placing Wood in Streams
Biologists Ian Easterling (left) and Ian Bartoszek (right) with a 14-foot female Burmese python captured in southwestern Florida
Biologists Discover 215-Pound Burmese Python in Florida
North Atlantic right whale
Endangered Whales Often Die Due to Fishing Gear
Brachycephalus coloratus pumpkin froglet
These Frogs Are so Small, They Lose Their Balance
overwintering group of butterflies
Eastern Monarch Butterfly Population Hints at Recovery
elephant tranquilized for rescue
Wildlife Team Moves 13 Elephants That Threatened Village
wild stallion Chip at Black Beauty sanctuary
Wild Stallion Moved to Sanctuary After Becoming Too Bold
veterinarians work with an oryx in Namibia
Young Veterinarians Get Hands-On Training With Wildlife in Africa
baby leatherback turtles
Why Baby Leatherback Turtles Have Trouble Finding the Sea
monarch butterfly at dusk
Light Pollution Can Interfere With Butterfly Migration
Przewalski's horse in a field
Horses and Pigs Hear Positive and Negative Emotions
C. elegans worm (right) escaping the predatory P. pacificus worm
Tiny Worms Can Make Complicated Decisions
coral reef in the maldives with fish and sea life surrounding it
Coral Reef Connectivity Is Essential for Conservation Efforts
Ceratina bee visits a black-eyed Susan blossom
Bumblebees and Honeybees Aren't the Only Key Bees
newly described snake in Paraguay
Vivid Snake Is Newly Described and Likely Already Endangered
dolphin with fungal infection
Dolphins Use Corals as Medicine Cabinets
weaver bird with elaborate nest
Vegetarian Birds Are More Social Than Carnivorous Ones
jewel beetle
How Beetle Iridescence Can Hide Them and Scare Predators
spider underwater
This Spider Can Hide Underwater From Predators for 30 Minutes
ash tree with at-risk warning tape
Invasive Insects Will Kill 1.4 Million Urban Trees by 2050

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