Wild Places & Wildlife

Photo: George Gentry / USFWS
Species at Risk
Though they’re the state animal, only 100 to 180 of these big cats remain in a single population in south Florida.
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polar bears, © Daniel Hatch
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Defenders of Wildlife is partnering with the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program to sponsor students to perform polar bear research in Alaska.
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Manatees, © Jan Reyniers
Without action from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, this warm, welcome respite for manatees could be threatened by tourism.
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