Wildlife Facts

Learn to Live Together from Wildlife

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

Trick or Treat: What do you know about bats?

Can you guess which bat fact is a trick (false) or treat (true)? Since 1936, the National Wildlife Federation has worked to conserve the nation’s wildlife and wild places. As … Read more

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. … Read more

Future Ghosts? Wildlife on the Brink of Extinction

Here are a few wildlife species we need to protect in the U.S. Red Wolf Status: Critically Endangered Threats: Hybridization with coyotes, vehicle and gunshot mortality from humans, and habitat loss … Read more

A Wild Halloween Costume Guide

It’s true that the world’s reptiles come with a frightening array of fierce fangs, deadly venom, powerful crushing jaws, and other terrors. But, as long as you give them a … Read more

3 Birds in the Northeast That Need Our Help

The call to action is now clearer than ever, and a new sense of urgency is required. Working together, we must take bold steps to protect critical habitats and help … Read more

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5 Endangered Species That Depend On Public Lands

These places we love are all of those things, but they are also places created to protect and restore wildlife. Our national parks, wildlife refuges and other wild public lands … Read more

Meet A Few of Our Climate Guardians

The climate change story is often one of doom and gloom. There are countless examples of how our rapidly changing climate is impacting wildlife and habitat across the U.S., and … Read more

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Saving Wildlife All Year Round

We save wildlife, every month, all year round. Together. Take a trip with us through the year to see how. And if you’re inspired to save wildlife too, become a … Read more

What’s that Smell?

Last Tuesday, the National Wildlife Federation team at the National Advocacy Center in D.C. took a mini field trip to the U.S. Botanic Garden to visit the corpse flower, also … Read more