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Wildlife – All Wild Animals From Elephants to Blue Whales

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Learn all about Wildlife in our Wildlife Category. See the articles below. We love animals and wildlife and hope to share some of this love with our readers.

Wildlife – Facts, News and Videos from our Animals & Nature on the Planet

Amphibians

Red Strawberry poison dart frog, Dendrobates pumilio, in the nature habitat, Costa Rica. Close-up portrait of poison red frog. Rare amphibian in the tropic. Wildlife jungle. Frog in the forest. Via Depositphotos.

Fish

Dangerous Lionfish zebra fish in the Indian ocean water. Image via Depositphotos

Sharks

Great White shark ready to attack
Great White shark while coming to you on deep blue ocean background. Image via Deposit Photos

Insects

Monarch Butterfly on green plant
By U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – http://www.public-domain-image.com/public-domain-images-pictures-free-stock-photos/fauna-animals-public-domain-images-pictures/insects-and-bugs-public-domain-images-pictures/butterflies-and-moths-pictures/monarch-butterfly/male-monarch-butterfly-on-green-plant-danaus-plexippus.jpg, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=24866908

Spiders

Washington's Giant House Spiders
Detail of giant house spider eratigena artica on wood bokeh background

Invertebrates

Snail on the tree in the garden. Snail gliding on the wet wooden texture. A common garden snail crawling on a stump. Image via Depositphotos

Mammals

elephant
Elephant and her baby cuddling. Image by aiisha via depositphotos.com

Bears

Brown bear by Chris Weber with MidJourney
During hibernation, brown bears can reduce their heart rate to as low as 10 beats per minute and lower their metabolism dramatically. Image by Chris Weber with MidJourney

Big Cats

Jaguar. Image by Benni Fish via Pexels
Jaguar. Image by Benni Fish via Pexels

Primates

orangutan
Orangutan via Unsplash.

Rodents

Hamster
Hamster. By Dennis Blöte – originally posted to Flickr as PICT6687, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5724239

Reptiles

Komodo dragon sniffs the air with his forked tongue.. Scientific name: Varanus komodoensis. Biggest in the world living lizard in natural habitat. Island Rinca.
Komodo dragon sniffs the air with his forked tongue.. Scientific name: Varanus komodoensis. Biggest in the world living lizard in natural habitat. Island Rinca. Image by Deposit Photos

Dinosaurs

The mighty T-Rex. Via Unsplash
The mighty T-Rex. Via Unsplash

Lizards

Green Anole lizard (Anolis carolinensis) showing off his bright pink dewlap on an iron bench in the garden.
Green Anole lizard (Anolis carolinensis) showing off his bright pink dewlap on an iron bench in the garden. Image by krisrobin via depositphotos

Snakes

carpet python
Carpet python – Morelia spilota variegata. Image via Depositphotos

Birds

Wild african birds. Group of African white flamingo birds and their reflection on the blue water. Walvis bay, Namibia, Africa. Image via Depositphotos

Wildlife, Animals and Nature FAQs

Why is Wildlife Conservation Important?

Wildlife conservation is crucial for maintaining a healthy and balanced ecosystem. It ensures the survival of diverse species, including plants and animals, which are interconnected and depend on each other for survival. Conserving wildlife also preserves genetic diversity, which is important for adapting to changing environments and for future human benefits in medicine and agriculture.

How Does Climate Change Affect Wildlife?

Climate change has a profound impact on wildlife, altering habitats, food availability, and breeding patterns. Rising temperatures and changing weather patterns can lead to habitat loss, making it difficult for species to survive in their traditional environments. For example, polar bears are struggling due to melting ice in the Arctic, affecting their ability to hunt seals.

What Can Individuals Do to Help Protect Wildlife?

Stay Informed and Spread Awareness: Educating yourself and others about wildlife conservation issues and solutions can inspire collective action. Also you can Advocate for Wildlife-Friendly Policies: Support legislation that protects wildlife and their habitats at both local and national levels.

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