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Protecting the Most Important Fish in the Sea

Scientists call it “the most important fish in the sea,” but chances are you’ve never heard of it. It’s a menhaden, maybe called a porgy or bunker depending on where …

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Atlantic Menhaden: A Feast for Whales

Rockaway, Queens, is a small peninsula wholly contained within New York City.  It’s hardly a place you would expect to be a hotbed of wildlife activity.  Yet, due to a …

Road to the Final Fur Begins

This year, to celebrate National Wildlife Week, NWF will be traveling the road to the Final Fur. We’ve got 32 native North American species facing off for glory in the …

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Animals to Give Your Heart to This Valentine’s Day

I’m not a huge fan of all the heart shaped balloons and pink of Valentine’s Day. I find it an exhausting holiday. But I’m not heartless. That’s why I’m more than …

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Wildlife’s Summer Vacation Photos

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Photo of the Day: Feeding Frenzy

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Photo of the Day: Breach

Humpback whale, Cape Cod Bay, Massachusetts

Photo of the Day: Humpback Whale

Do You Have Great Nature Photos? Share your pictures with us on Flickr and see others’ photos of wildlife from around the world. Check out our National Wildlife Magazine and …

Humpback Whale Saved from Certain Death

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 …

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