Wildlife Facts

Birds and the Bees: Remarkable Wildlife Bonds

Valentine’s Day: love is in the air, providing the perfect excuse to take a lighthearted look at how North American wildlife gets in on the concepts of friendship and romantic …

It’s Flu Season… For Wildlife

It’s flu season and humans aren’t the only ones suffering. Wild bighorn sheep across the west are contracting pneumonia and dying in alarming numbers. Biologists are pointing their fingers at …

Celebrating 83 Years: How well do you know NWF?

Can you believe it has been 83 years since the National Wildlife Federation was founded? Today, the National Wildlife Federation continues to unite Americans with the common purpose of protecting …

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Can We All Agree? A Baby Orca Needs to Eat

Whoop whoop! It’s a headline we’ve all been hoping for: New calf spotted among Puget Sound’s critically endangered killer whales. Along with the story is the photo of our unexpected …

Five Wetland Species Jeopardized by Clean Water Act Rollback

We all live downstream. And the only way to have safe water downstream is by protecting water upstream at its source. Despite this, the Trump Administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) …

Annual Bald Eagle Survey Celebrates 40 Years

Bald eagles hold a special place in the pantheon of American wildlife. In addition to being a national symbol, they are also one of our greatest conservation success stories. And …

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Under the Sea: Marine Wildlife on the Big Screen

From 1975’s Jaws to 2018’s Aquaman–the reigning #1 movie in the U.S.–our nation’s oceans and coasts have served as settings for incredible moments in American cinema. Grab some popcorn and …

The Top 5 Viral Wildlife Videos of 2018

Sometimes wildlife gets pretty, well…wild! And when people are in the right place at the right time to record it, we often end up with some pretty incredible videos. When …

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Are these elk, moose or caribou?

Elk, moose and caribou make for great winter wildlife watching, but it’s tricky to know which is which. Here are six ways to tell the difference between these three species: …

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Protect Sea Turtles and Other Multinational Species: Support the WILD Act

Wildlife across America and around the globe are in crisis, with more than one-third of all species at risk of potential extinction in the decades ahead. Loss of habitat, attacks …

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