Definition of wildlife
: living things and especially mammals, birds, and fishes that are neither human nor domesticated
Examples of wildlife in a Sentence
an area with abundant wildlife
Recent Examples of wildlife from the Web
There has been quite a bit more research on that phenomenon than on the effects of gas compressors and wildlife.
In 2014, U.S. Park Service wildlife biologist Mark Parry and biologist Brehan Furfey captured the croc to perform a health check.
Conservationists said Zinke’s move was unnecessary and could jeopardize wildlife and wild places in Alaska.
The trees support 500 species of wildlife, including an array of insects and birds.
For this project, East Chicago partnered with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to begin construction on the beachfront with the intentions of diversifying the plants and wildlife.
Today, 42-year-old Richardson, who is married and has two children, manages a wildlife area with 31 lions within the Dinokeng reserve north of South Africa’s capital, Pretoria.
Under the grass, beneath a clay cap behind a chain link fence, are huge amounts of hazardous chemicals in concentrations that could pose a major health risk to humans and wildlife.
For trips that focus on nature and the environment, Will Bolsover, founder and managing director of Natural World Safaris, recommends the Galápagos Islands rather than Africa for a wildlife experience that is easy, up close, engaging and fun.
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First Known Use of wildlife
WILDLIFE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wildlife for English Language Learners
: animals living in nature : wild animals
WILDLIFE Defined for Kids
Definition of wildlife for Students
: wild animals living in their natural environment
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