Wildlife
Wild Lives

Wild Lives

Wild Lives, Leading Conservationists on the Animals and Planet They Love.   Luckily for all of us, there are human superheroes. More than you know. More than you might think. More than you’d guess. And when a species doesn’t go extinct, when birds still migrate, where giraffes still run and lions still rule and elephants continue...
Wildlife Day

Wildlife Day

Although we here at SavingWild.com celebrate and work towards protecting animals every day of the year, designating a wildlife day for one species, or a group of animals – as in Endangered Species Day or International Primate Day – has become popular. It’s a day to focus your efforts, collaborate with others who share your...
The Best Wildlife Blogs

The Best Wildlife Blogs

In the world of wildlife blogs SavingWild.com is lonely. You can find hundreds of blogs about cooking, fashion, and makeup. But try finding even a dozen good wildlife blogs. Believe me, there aren’t that many.  That’s why I decided to highlight my favorite wildlife blogs for you. I went searching so you don’t have to....
Make Your Giving Count, #GivingTuesday

Make Your Giving Count, #GivingTuesday

Most charitable giving is done between now and the end of the year. In fact, November 29th is the global day for giving- #GivingTuesday.   That’s why I’m posting this – my top choices for wildlife donations. I want to make it easy for you to give.   Some of the best work in wildlife...
Clever Octopus Takes Himself Back Home

Clever Octopus Takes Himself Back Home

This story about an octopus named Inky is endearing on so many levels. Inky reminds us once again how much we do not know about the cleverness, emotions and thoughts of animals. Inky also reminds us that when given the choice, as I have written about before, animals will always choose the wild over captivity....
If Animals Could Speak, Here's What They'd Say [Infographic]

If Animals Could Speak, Here’s What They’d Say [Infographic]

Animals are communicating all the time. We just don’t understand them very well. When I spend time watching an animal in the wild, or really paying attention to my dog or cat I begin to notice all sorts of gestures and expressions, subtle compared to the overt ways of human animals, but I am sure...
10 Best Actions You Can Take to Save Wildlife

10 Best Actions You Can Take to Save Wildlife

Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by all the bad news about wildlife? Do you wish you knew how you could really make a difference to help save wildlife?   Well, here are my choices for the top ten best actions you can take to help save wildlife.    The top 10, most effective ways to save...
Racing Extinction

Racing Extinction

From the director of  the Oscar-winning documentary ‘The Cove’, Louie Psihoyos’s new documentary, ‘Racing Extinction’ exposes the world’s wildlife trade, second only to the world’s drug trade, using button hole cameras and other undercover operations. You will be amazed, disheartened, and shocked by what is really happening in this sixth extinction we are currently experiencing....
A Kangaroo Nightmare

A Kangaroo Nightmare

In the darkness of the night, Australia’s most iconic species is being hunted in the largest commercial slaughter of land-based wildlife on the planet. It sits atop the Australian flag, and is recognized globally as a quintessentially Australian species; kangaroos are entrenched deeply into the rich fabric of Australian culture. Yet, each night, shrouded in...
Hummingbird's Gift for You

Hummingbird’s Gift for You

If you’ve been noticing hummingbirds around you lately, consider it a gift. In his book Animal Speak, Ted Andrews says hummingbirds bring joy to whomever they encounter. “They come to remind us to love life.” Hummingbirds are the tiniest of all birds. Their eight and a half centimeter long bodies weigh only slightly more than...
Facts debunk common beliefs about Rhino Poaching

Facts debunk common beliefs about Rhino Poaching

Rhino poaching is at an all-time high.  At one point, hundreds of thousands of black and white rhinos roamed the African continent, but now numbers for both species are estimated to be less than 25,000.  Over the last few years poaching has erased decades of gains in African rhino conservation efforts, and put rhinos on...
Saving Wild Thanks YOU!

Saving Wild Thanks YOU!

Saving Wild is a blog for people who are passionate about wild animals and wild places. This is a BIG THANK YOU! to the subscribers, donors, travelers, and contributors who helped Saving Wild have it’s BEST YEAR ever. With your help, this is what we achieved over the past year–   SAVING WILD’S PROGRAMS:     –         ...