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Damselfly in the rain

Photo of the Day: Rainy Day Damselfly

6/7/2013 // By Rachel Faulkner

This Photo of the Day was donated by a participant in the annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. See more photos or sign up for the 43rd Annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. Read more >

Phronghorn. Photo by Mark Gocke, USDA.

Would an American Win the Land Mammal Belmont Stakes?

6/7/2013 // By Miles Grant

The Wall Street Journal asks a great question this morning: Who would win if any animal could compete in this weekend’s Belmont Stakes with no rider required? Journal writers Geoff Foster and Jim Chairusmi call it the Wild Kingdom Stakes, […] Read more >

Long-tailed weasels peeking out of burrow

Photo of the Day: Long-tailed Weasel Peek-a-Boo

6/5/2013 // By Rachel Faulkner

Two, young long-tailed weasels (Mustela frenata) peeking out of a burrow Photo by Donald Quintana If you enjoy photos of wildlife and nature, check out the 43rd Annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. Share and vote for your favorite entries or […] Read more >

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Wendy Williams Meets “Hot” Desert Animals

6/5/2013 // By Anne Goddard

NWF’s celebrity naturalist David Mizejewski’s latest TV appearance on The Wendy Williams Show was all about Wendy’s “hot” ratings. To complement the show’s theme, David brought in some desert animals including a fennec fox, a baby camel, an uromastyx and […] Read more >

Zebra herd

Photo of the Day: Keeping Pace

6/4/2013 // By Rachel Faulkner

A zebra foal appears to be floating in mid-stride with all four legs lifted from the ground Photo by Daniel D’Auria, MD If you enjoy photos of wildlife and nature, check out the 43rd Annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. Share […] Read more >

Gray tree frog

Photo of the Day: Camouflaged Tree Frog

6/3/2013 // By Rachel Faulkner

This Photo of the Day was donated by a participant in the annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. See more photos or sign up for the 43rd Annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. Read more >

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

All Creatures, Great and Small

5/31/2013 // By Rachel Faulkner

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 the animal kingdom may grab more of the attention, the […] Read more >

Weekly News Roundup- May 31, 2013

5/31/2013 // By Anne Goddard

National Wildlife Federation Partners with Animal Planet to Connect Viewers with the Wild World around Them May 28- National Wildlife Federation (NWF) is pleased to work with Animal Planet to promote the series, North America, premiering on May 28 at 9 […] Read more >

White-tailed deer leaping

Photo of the Day: Leaps and Bounds

5/28/2013 // By Rachel Faulkner

This Photo of the Day was donated by a participant in the annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. See more photos or sign up for the 43rd Annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. Read more >

Anna's hummingbird in Craig's backyard, photo by Craig Newmark

Craig Newmark’s List of Backyard Wildlife

5/27/2013 // By Beth Pratt-Bergstrom

Like many other nonprofit and social media enthusiasts, I started following Craig Newmark on Facebook for his technological genius, witty commentary and dedication to philanthropy with craigconnects and other efforts. Yet in between his eclectic posts like a link to […] Read more >