Wildlife Facts

QUIZ: What’s Your Wildlife Personality?

As we admire wildlife inside these days, we’re inviting you to discover which amazing wildlife species channels your inner self! We all have a wild side. What’s yours? Your donation today …

6 Creative Ways Wildlife Find Shelter

Whether you prefer building your own place, finding somewhere move-in ready, or living a little more transiently, we all have preferences about where we stay—and wildlife do too. Here are …

Guess Who: Migratory Birds

Whether you’re avid for avians or feeling featherbrained among the flock, we bet we can teach you something new about birds! Test your knowledge to see if you can identify …

Gynandromorphic Cardinal

Spotted Zebras, Yellow Cardinals, and Three-Antlered Deer: What Causes these Animal Oddities?

Albinism, extra appendages, unique coat patterns—all are caused by changes in a species’ genetic makeup. Genetic mutations can alter how a species looks, how it behaves, and how its body …

Salmon for Chummies

Scale up your knowledge with these 5 facts Salmon are a well-known fish, showing up in streams, rivers, and restaurants around the country…but how much do you really know about …

Seven! Wildlife Species That Help People

Here at the National Wildlife Federation, we celebrate all species that form the great web of life—of which people are one part. As scientists continue to discover the ways wildlife …

A Scary Ingredient in your Halloween Candy is Destroying Rainforests and Harming Wildlife

This Halloween, we should consider swapping the ordinary images of graveyards, ghosts and witches with that of burnt forests, skeletal trees and dying wildlife – because the scariest part of …

Tundra swans

Swan Song: 5 fun facts about these majestic creatures

With tales like the Ugly Duckling, the Trumpet of the Swan, or even the movie Black Swan, many of us grow up hearing stories of swans representing a character that …

A Canada Goose skimming lake surface.

The Untitled Goose Blog

Last week, gaming company Panic released a new video game called the “Untitled Goose Game,” which took the internet by storm. In the game (available only for Nintendo Switch or …

Five Ways To Tackle The Gulf Of Mexico’s Dead Zone

This year, the Mississippi River flooded for more than 6 months, unprecedented in both length of time and volume of water. Researchers recently announced that this year the excess fertilizer …

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