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Know our species

Wild plants and animals give humans so much – from food and medicine, to healthy ecosystems and spiritual nourishment. Wild species clean the air and water, nourish the soil, maintain the carbon balance in the atmosphere, remove pollutants and prevent waste accumulation. The benefits, what some call ecosystem services, are essential to human life on this planet.

Get to know these beautiful creatures by clicking on the photos below. As well, you can get a quick summary of all the Endangered Species listed here in our new e-Book!

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image of Eastern CougarEastern Cougar image of Great Blue Heron
Great Blue Heron

(fannini subspecies)
image of Porbeagle Shark
Porbeagle Shark
image of Whooping Crane
Whooping Crane
image of West Virginia White
West Virginia White
image of Ord’s Kangaroo Rat
Ord’s Kangaroo Rat
image of Wolverine

(Eastern Population)
image of Woodland Caribou
Woodland Caribou
image of Burrowing Owl
Burrowing Owl
image of Sage-Grouse
Greater Sage-Grouse
image of Blanding’s Turtle
Blanding’s Turtle
image of Whip-poor-will
image of Horned Grebe
Horned Grebe
Image of a Common Nighthawk
Common Nighthawk
Image of a Sei Whale mother and calf
Sei Whale
Image of a male Bobolink
Image of a Vancouver Island Marmot
Vancouver Island

Image of an American Badgers (taxus subsp)
American Badger
Image of an Orca Orca Peary Caribou standing on the frozen tundra; barren ground caribou; Arctic Peary Caribou Image of a Grizzly BearGrizzly Bear image of a warbler in a tree Canada Warbler Image of a Ferruginous HawkFerruginous Hawk Image of a Black-footed FerretBlack-footed Ferret
Image of Gray Fox KitsGray Fox
Image of a Louisiana WaterthrushLouisiana Waterthrush Collared PikaCollared Pika NOAA Ocean Explorer: Tracking Narwhals in GreenlandNarwhal Image of Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Image of a Baird’s SparrowBaird’s Sparrow

Image of an Olive Clubtail by Jim JohnsonOlive Clubtail
(Photo was taken by Jim Johnson)

Image of a Rusty BlackbirdRusty Blackbird

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