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Wendy Williams says “How You Doin’?” to a Giant Toad

10/28/2011 // By David Mizejewski

One of the coolest parts of my job as National Wildlife Federation Naturalist and Media Personality is getting to do TV appearances with live animals to get people excited about the wonderful species that share this planet with us and […] Read more >

NWF Naturalist shows Seth Rogan and Hoda Kotb a screaming hairy armadillo on the Today Show.

Seth Rogen Isn’t an Animal Guy

10/6/2011 // By David Mizejewski

I had the good fortune to meet actor Seth Rogen when he guest-hosted the fourth hour of the Today Show last week with Hoda Kotb while Kathie Lee Gifford was taking a few days off.  Seth was there promoting his […] Read more >

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Cougar Travels from South Dakota to Connecticut

7/28/2011 // By David Mizejewski

A wild cougar that was born in South Dakota recently walked all the way to Connecticut, a journey of over 1,500 miles. Cougars were extirpated from Connecticut many decades ago, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently declared the […] Read more >

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NWF, Mo’Nique and Flavor Flav

7/18/2011 // By David Mizejewski

Last week I appeared on The Mo’Nique Show with some of amazing animal ambassadors to promote NWF’s Symbolic Wildlife Adoption program.   This was a big milestone because it was NWF’s first appearance on a late night show, and it […] Read more >

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Humpback Whale Saved from Certain Death

7/14/2011 // By David Mizejewski

Watch this amazing video showing what happened when a family encountered a young humpback whale that was severely entangled in a fishing net.  If you love animals (and I suspect you do if you’re reading this blog) you’ll tear up […] Read more >

NWF Naturalist David Mizejewski show Martha Stewart an Alligator Snapping Turtle.

Martha Stewart and Wildlife Adoption

3/31/2011 // By David Mizejewski

I recently appeared on the Martha Stewart Show to promote National Wildlife Federation’s Wildlife Adoption program. I brought some animal ambassadors with me to help inspire the viewers to want to protect wildlife. Several of the species I brought are […] Read more >

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National Wildlife Week on Today Show

3/15/2011 // By David Mizejewski

It’s National Wildlife Week!  The theme this year is “Animals That Move Us” and each day we’re releasing a new, free poster all about different groups of wildlife that move in different ways.  Yesterday’s poster was about wildlife that fly, […] Read more >

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Is This a Heron, Egret or Crane?

3/8/2011 // By David Mizejewski

My friend Tavie posted this photo to my Facebook page with a simple question: is this a heron, egret or a crane? National Wildlife Federation’s Wildlife Watch program is all about helping people identify the animals they’re seeing, so I […] Read more >

NWF Naturalist inspires people to protect wildlife by making television appearances with animal ambassadors.

Access Hollywood and NWF

3/7/2011 // By David Mizejewski

As part of my work as media spokesperson for National Wildlife Federation, I make appearances on television shows to help fulfill the first part of our mission: to inspire Americans to protect wildlife for our children’s future. I go on […] Read more >

British Naturalist Steve Backshall is almost swallowed by feeding humpback whales.

Kayakers Almost Swallowed by Whales

3/4/2011 // By David Mizejewski

Maybe there is some scientific validity to the Biblical parable of Jonah and the Whale, where a human being is swallowed whole by a giant marine mammal. Check out this video of two kayakers who are almost swallowed by hungry […] Read more >