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Too Risky? Man Lives with Lions to Raise Money

1/4/2011 // By David Mizejewski

Jim Jablon runs the Wildlife Rehabilitation of Hernando in Florida, where he takes in abandoned animals from livestock to exotic primates and big cats.  Caring for these animals is an expensive endeavor, and with money running out, Jablon has turned …

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Mass Die Off of Birds and Fish in Arkansas

1/3/2011 // By David Mizejewski

Something strange is going on in Arkansas.  On New Years Eve close to 5,000 dead birds dropped out of the skies over a square mile in a town called Beebe.  Only a day earlier, an estimated 100,000 fish died in …

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New Maps Show Wildlife Strandings in Gulf

12/17/2010 // By David Mizejewski

New maps published by National Wildlife Federation show the widespread devastation to wildlife resulting from the Gulf Oil Disaster.  The maps were created using official data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service …

Owl Movie Premieres Tonight

9/24/2010 // By David Mizejewski

Friday night is movie night and National Wildlife Federation is the education partner on the great new animated film Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole. The film follows Soren, a young barn owl enthralled by his father’s epic stories of …

Sea Turtles and Satellites

8/11/2010 // By David Mizejewski

I recently attended a very special event held by the Sea Turtle Conservancy (STC).  National Wildlife Federation has partnered with STC to support their work protecting sea turtles from the BP oil spill disaster.  Specifically, STC is involved in the …

Electric Eels and Oil Spills

5/26/2010 // By David Mizejewski

Electric eels are native to the Amazon and Orinoco River basins in South America, and fortunately are not one of the species that will be impacted by the BP Oil Spill.  I did, however, bring an electric eel (among some …

Wildlife and Weather – April 2010

4/23/2010 // By David Mizejewski

Here’s our latest Wildlife and Weather video.  Spring is here and it’s a great time to get outside and enjoy the wonderful weather.  You might even do some wildlife watching!

NWF on Today Show

4/22/2010 // By David Mizejewski

NWF’s Naturalist David Mizejewski, here.  Each month, I appear on the Today Show along with four or five amazing animals. My goal is to inspire the millions of Today Show viewers to care about wildlife and help protect it with …

Animal Olympians – Part 4

2/23/2010 // By David Mizejewski

Here’s the fourth installment in our Animal Olympians series.  Don’t forget to tune in to my next appearance on the Today Show tomorrow, February 24, where I’ll be bringing some animal Olympians to share with Kathie Lee and Hoda. Sooty …

Animal Olympians – Part 3

2/22/2010 // By David Mizejewski

The third installment of animals with phenomenal physical abilities in celebration of the Olympics (don't miss part one and part two). Spotted Hyena, Least Weasel and Tasmanian DevilSpotted hyenas have incredibly strong jaws, which they put to good use in …

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