Posts Categorized: Wildlife

Bison, © Fran Piepenbrink

Victory for Wild Bison in Montana! »

In a decision that the uninitiated would argue is a painful exercise in stating the obvious, a Montana court last week determined that the wild bison of Yellowstone, an animal that has roamed the continent for millennia, are indeed wild animals.

Baby Ocelot/FWS

There’s a new kitten in town: Baby Ocelot brings hope to struggling population in Texas refuge »

The new kitten in Texas has a special place in our hearts because several years ago Defenders helped revegetate habitat needed by ocelots in Texas and worked to stop the Border Patrol from removing vegetation and installing huge lighting arrays, which would have fragmented habitat and potentially disrupted ocelot behavior. These days, we continue to work to protect ocelots and jaguars as they struggle to recolonize their habitat in the U.S.

Mexican Gray Wolf, © Scott S. Warren / National Geographic Stock

Wolf Weekly Wrap-Up »

More Mexican gray wolves released in the wild!; What does the science say: Do wolves and cougars reduce disease in their prey?; OR-7’s radio collar losing signal; Nearly 500,000 more Americans speak out against federal plan to strip wolves of protections.