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When Kevin "The Lion Whisperer" Richardson sees this lioness emerge from the grass, he gets ready for cuddles. Watch the video to see the fur fest! »
Meet the Mimic Octopus
Most octopus species have the ability to change their shape and color to better hide amongst their surroundings, but only the mimic octopus can imitate other animals.
With the care of conservation biologists at Yellowstone, their numbers have grown to over 3,000 animals. Now the focus has shifted from protection to proliferation, spreading out the herd into different locations so that one natural disaster doesn’t mean extinction for the bison.
Yellowstone is home to one of the last genetically pure herds of bison left in North America. Up to 1,600 of this 4,600-strong herd could be killed under an appalling scheme. Tell Governor Steve Bullock to stop the slaughter and let bison roam outside of Yellowstone National Park!
Each year in the U.S., tens of thousands of prairie dogs lose their lives to poisoning and traps, urban development, non-native disease, or shooting contests. The Prairie Dog Coalition relocates prairie dogs away from danger into protected zones, bolstering the native ecosystem of the Great Plains.