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A tender moment during the elk rut at Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone

Happy Valentine’s Day: My Best Photos and Videos of Wildlife L’Amour

Love is in the air…and not just for people. Wildlife have their own rituals of l’amour, although they usually don’t involve boxes of chocolates or bouquets of flowers. To celebrate …

Shane Rucker: Wisconsin Natural Resources

Mid-Week Refresh: Otters Chasing a Butterfly

Really, the title of this post says it all. We’ve gone otter-ly crazy lately at NWF, but who can blame us? If you need some more animal cuteness this week, …

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Mid-Week Refresh: This Will Have You Running to the Zoo

When I was younger I loved going to the zoo. I would pretend that I had a close friendship with all of the animals; just like Mowgli and Baloo. Although …

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Proposed Riders an Assault to Wildlife

With the holidays right around the corner, House Republican leaders are scrambling to fulfill the last-minute wish lists of their good friends, big polluters. Knowing that Congress must pass the …

Otter in Yellowstone National Park

Weakening the Clean Water Act Would Be Otter Nonsense

California Sea Otter

California Sea Otter Population Declining

How Cap & Trade Would Help Wildlife (Or: Cap Pollution,…

When Words Become Endangered: Oxford Junior Dictionary Removes Nature Words

Noted Washington naturalist Robert Pyle once asked, “What is the extinction of a condor to a child who has never seen a wren?” In other words, if children can’t recognize …

50+ Nature Words Taken Out Of Dictionary

Picture this: A father and son are walking home from school. The boy bends down to blow on a dandelion. A classic image of childhood, wouldn’t you say? Once home, …

Humans and their Animal Phobias

Phobias are no joke. But they can be interesting. I tend to be an abnormal case simply because I like (and in some cases love) the animals that cause most …

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