Wildlife Facts

Santa’s Magical Wildlife: What if He Couldn’t Use Reindeer?

With Christmas coming up, we can’t help but think about one of the most famous animals of Christmas, the reindeer. Reindeer, called caribou in North America, are only found in … Read more

Guess These Wildlife Talents

Wildlife come in different shapes and sizes, and with different abilities and talents. Some wildlife talents are more well-known than others, like frogs that can swiftly shoot their tongues out … Read more

Trees for Wildlife – The Gift that Keeps Giving

This Giving Tuesday, for every $10 that you donate to protect wildlife across the country, one native tree will be planted. You have the opportunity to join us in the … Read more

Riddle Me This: Who Depends on Trees?

Wildlife rely on trees for many things, including food and shelter. For many years, our Trees for Wildlife program has helped communities plant native trees for their local wildlife. For this … Read more

Meet the Trees

Trees are an investment — in wildlife, in people, in the future of our planet. For wildlife, they can provide food, water, cover, and places to raise young. For people, … Read more

Wildlife Idioms

White Elephant Contemporary Interpretation: A troublesome possession that is often expensive or inconvenient to maintain. Origin: White (albino) elephants were considered sacred and holy creatures in the antiquated era of … Read more

Today Show Celebrates Ranger Rick This Thanksgiving

Our naturalist David Mizejewski was back on the Today Show with Kathie Lee and Hoda to kick off Ranger Rick’s 50th anniversary and to share some North American wildlife — … Read more

A Wild Thank You

Since 1936, the National Wildlife Federation has worked to conserve the nation’s wildlife and wild places. As part of our 80th anniversary celebration, we are recognizing important moments in our … Read more

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Fish Grow on Trees

My “ah-ha!” moment happened at a presentation I attended a few years ago. A slide on the screen showed two rows of fish: on the left, smaller fish from a … Read more

Top Pop Culture Trees

This upcoming Giving Tuesday, you can help wildlife in a unique way: for every $10 you donate to the National Wildlife Federation, we’ll plant a native tree to benefit wildlife. … Read more