Peregrine Falcon photo photographed by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Ted Glasoe

Guess These Wildlife Talents

Wildlife come in different shapes and sizes, and with different abilities and talents. Some wildlife talents are more well-known than others, like frogs that can swiftly shoot their tongues out …

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Wildlife Idioms

White Elephant Contemporary Interpretation: A troublesome possession that is often expensive or inconvenient to maintain. Origin: White (albino) elephants were considered sacred and holy creatures in the antiquated era of …

Photo by WiggyToo via Flickr

Tricks of Symbolic Halloween Critters

Meet some of these tricky Halloween-themed critters who have a few natural ruses of their own: Frogs For thousands of years frogs have been associated with folklore, sorcery, and wizardry. …

Photo by Dan Mullen via Flickr

Future Ghosts? Wildlife on the Brink of Extinction

Here are a few wildlife species we need to protect in the U.S. Red Wolf Status: Critically Endangered Threats: Hybridization with coyotes, vehicle and gunshot mortality from humans, and habitat loss …

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Can You Identify Your Nocturnal Neighbors?

Test your wildlife identification skills by guessing these night dwellers by their eyes:   Pledge to camp as part of the National Wildlife Federation’s Great American Campout and see what nocturnal wildlife you can …

Photo by Lemonjenny, Flickr Creative Commons

Camping Games for Kids

Get kids excited about camping and create long-lasting memories with these activities and games. Make a Nature Bracelet Pick up treasures as you explore the outdoors to create a chic …

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Historic Chance to Permanently Protect the Arctic Refuge

We have a chance to protect the Arctic for wildlife! The ecosystem of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska exemplifies the epitome of our wilderness heritage. President Dwight D. …

Atlas moth. Photo by Dayland Shannon via Flickr Creative Commons

Defensive Mimicry: Wild Wizards of Trickery and Illusions

Atlas Moth Common across the Malay Archipelago is a moth that mimics a butterfly with its beauty and grandeur. But upon closer inspection, butterfly coloration is not all this moth …

Margay. Photo by Tambako The Jaguar via Flickr Creative Commons

Aggressive Mimicry: Wild Wizards of Trickery and Illusions

Cuckoo Bird Being called a “cuckoo” has never been an insult to this bird. Native to Europe but also found in the states, the cuckoo has hit the payload of …

Pair of albatross. Photo by Angela Sevin via Flickr Creative Commons

Got a Case of Wild Love?

So do we! There are many divergent mating systems in the animal kingdom from monogamous to polygamous, and even to systems so indefinable that they’re anomalous. In honor of Valentine’s …

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