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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. …

Migrating Sockeye Salmon at Night. Photo by David Hall. 2012 National Wildlife Photo Contest winner.

All Creatures, Great and Small

A National Wildlife Photo Contest Category Spotlight: Other Wildlife This category is hopping! And also slithering, flying, swimming, buzzing and spinning webs. While their furry, feathered and fuzzy friends in …

Spider webs glistening with dew

40 Spider Webs

Our last photo in the Garden for Wildlife “40 Garden Object” series – many spider webs glistening with dew – many more than 40, I’m sure.

Golden Poison Dart Frog

Pot O’ Gold: 11 Species You Might Find at the End of a Rainbow

This St. Patrick’s Day, let these golden species be your pot o’ gold. It’s much easier than tracking down rainbow and trying to find its end, and animals are better than riches. Well, almost. Golden Poison Dart …

Dew on a spider web

Photo of the Day: String of Pearls

A female Townsend's big-eared bat, Corynorhinus townsendii.

13 Halloween Wildlife Myths – Debunked!

Giant Spider Web Texas FWP

The Most Fascinating Things About Halloween’s Scariest Creatures

Spider web in Oregon by Vincent Varnas

Spiderman vs the Real Deal: Spider Powers

The launch of the fourth Spiderman film on July 3rd marks the perfect time to contemplate Peter Parker and . . . you know . . . spiders, a.k.a. arachnids …

Chinese Praying Mantis on the sidewalk at NWF headquarters, Photo Credit: MABlevins

Love Sucks, Bites, Claws and Decapitates

Flowers, sweets, bling and dressing up may woo some sweethearts, but a certain group of animals are preying for love this Valentine’s Day. You Look Good Enough to Eat For …

Wolf spider by Adam Fleishman

Should You Be Scared of These Three Creepy Creatures?

On Halloween, we take delight in things that are scary, gross us out, and make our skin crawl. These three animals may make you squirm, but you don’t need to …

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