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Trick or Treat: What do you know about bats?

Can you guess which bat fact is a trick (false) or treat (true)?   Since 1936, the National Wildlife Federation has worked to conserve the nation’s wildlife and wild places. …

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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. …

An indigo bunting, northern cardinal, goldfinch and oriole visit a bird feeding station. Photo by Melissa Penta.

Answers to Your Wildlife Gardening Questions

Will birds starve if I don’t keep my feeders filled? Feeding birds is one of the most popular hobbies, but many people fear that once they start feeding, they can’t …

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Gifts That Help Wildlife

With the holiday shopping season upon us, here are some gifts ideas from our new Garden for Wildlife Gift Guide catalog that will help attract birds, butterflies and other wildlife to your …

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Hog Factory Threatens Fish and Wildlife on Buffalo National Scenic…

National Wildlife Week: Going Batty in Austin, TX

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Functional Decor for the Wildlife Garden

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Not Just the Birds and Bees – 6 Fast Facts About Pollinating Bats

By Micaela Jemison The birds and the bees may rule the daytime, but as soon as the sun sets, it is the bats that get to work pollinating.  Worldwide, over 500 …

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What Would the Flying Fox Say? “It’s Too Hot!”

This was written by a guest author Micaela Jemison Images of Australian baby bats in rehabilitation, bundled up in colorful blankets and being bottle-fed are now a common sight on the Internet …

10 Reasons You Should Love Bats

Lets face it, bats get a pretty bad rep. Many times in the media they are portrayed as scary, blood sucking, rabid creatures. Only about 1% of bats are believed to carry the rabies virus. And quite a few species can be pretty darn cute!

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