rabbits

riparian bush rabbit in vegetation

Devastated by Disease

Wild rabbits are in danger. In the past two years, thousands of black-tailed jack rabbits in the Sonoran Desert have been killed by rabbit hemorrhagic disease (RHD). The disease is …

David Mizejewski and Big Bird on the Today Show

Introducing Kids to Wildlife with Pets

For many children, pets are the first introduction to the world of animals. Pets teach kids that about the diversity of species that share the Earth and help them develop …

Garden Quiz

Which Backyard Wildlife Species Are You?

We all have a favorite backyard species, beautiful birds, butterflies, mammals or other wonderful creatures. What if they’re your favorite because they remind you of yourself? Find out which species …

Six of the Sexiest “Vegetarians” in Your Backyard

Enjoy these plant-eating beauties found in backyards across the nation.

Eastern cottontail

Photo of the Day: Salad Bar

Eastern cottontail munching on flowers Photo by Flickr member LAP75 See more of LAP75’s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos …

Rabbit by Sarah Rose

Easter, Eggs and Your Backyard

As far as I know, no rabbit has ever left an egg in my backyard during Easter. But birds have, and with spring arriving earlier than usual this year, some of our feathered friends have been busy for days ahead of their normal schedules, building nests on my property. (photo by Sarah Rose)

Bald Eagle - NWF/John C Moerk

Save State and Tribal Wildlife Grants!

  When I think of conservation successes, I think of the bald eagle.  While the Endangered Species Act was critical for the eagle’s recovery, we also need to thank the …

The Amazing Lives of Leaping Wildlife

Staying with the 2011 National Wildlife Week theme of “wildlife that move us,” we are looking today at wildlife that engage in jumping, leaping and hopping or otherwise use bursts of …

Outdoor Kids: Time For You

More and more, I notice the importance of time outside for me in addition to its importance for my family. Riding a bike has been an easy way to get …

In Search of Urban Critters

People often think they have to travel far to see nature. They overlook the nature in their own backyards, schoolyards, neighborhoods and yes, even cities. There is plenty of nature …

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