A World Without Wolves?

Anti-wolf forces are working to bring wolf recovery to a screeching and tragic halt. You can help us fight back for wolves.

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Wild Holiday Gifts

Defenders’ gear or symbolic wildlife adoptions make perfect gifts for the holidays! Start shopping for the wildlife lover on your list.

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A Tragic New Record

22 endangered Florida panthers have been killed by vehicles this year, setting a sad new record for these big cats.

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