Pictured here is an adorable Mexican Spotted owlet found at #Zion National Park in Utah. @ZionNPS is critical habitat for the Mexican spotted #owl, a species classified as threatened on the federal level. #NationalPark Service photo.
A visit to #BeringLandBridge can feel like traveling back in time. The Bering Land Bridge provided a pathway for plants, animals and people to cross from the old world to new. #Wildlife like the #muskox remind us of our ancestors and how geography has shaped humankind. These iconic herbivores sport curved horns and can weigh between 400-800 pounds. Although their populations have fluctuated over the last century, today they number around 3,800 in the state of Alaska. #NationalPark Service…
Cuteness alert: A baby coast horned #lizard found on McGinty Mountain at the #SanDiego National #WildlifeRefuge in #California. Established in 1996, the San Diego Refuge protects habitats for threatened and endangered species, migratory birds, and rare plants and animals found in a variety of habitats. Photo by @USFWS biologist John Martin.
Pictured here is a manatee at the Three Sisters Springs in #CrystalRiver National #WildlifeRefuge Complex. This #Florida refuge was established in 1983 specifically for the protection of the endangered West Indian #manatee. Crystal River refuge preserves the warm water spring havens, providing critical habitat for the manatee populations that migrate here each winter. Photo by Keith Ramos, @USFWS.