Archives: Animals

Gunnison Sage-grouse

Current and expected declines in Gunnsion sage-grouse numbers – due to threats from energy development, livestock grazing, habitat loss and
Wolverine in snow


Wolverines in the lower 48 states are threatened by the low number of individuals contributing to their genetic diversity,  as

Pacific Walrus

The Pacific walrus relies on Arctic sea ice throughout the year for breeding, nursing calves, traveling and resting between dives

Humpback Whale

These amazing whales migrate throughout the oceans, sing complex vocalizations and use nets of bubbles to capture schools of fish.

Sea Otter

Sea otters live and play in the waters off the Pacific coast. They are one of the few animals known

American Alligator

Alligators live in the wetlands of the southern United States. The reptiles were hunted close to extinction. After they were

Florida Panther

The Florida panther is the most endangered cat in North America. With only 100 – 160 cats in the wild,

Spotted Owl

The Spotted Owl (Strix occidentalis) is 43 cm (17 inches), a wingspan of 114 cm (45 in), and a weight

Pacific Salmon

The migration of the salmon is one of nature’s most dramatic and exciting journeys. We still do not know how

Grizzly Bear

When Lewis and Clark explored the country, 50,000 to 100,000 grizzly bears roamed the wilderness of the West. As their

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