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Mimetic Animals of the World
1,387 participants
5,771 spottings
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Mimetic Animals of the World

One of the most striking survival strategies of animals is mimicking their environment. Mimetism can be used for ...

Global Coral Reef Monitoring
592 participants
5,544 spottings
Other

Global Coral Reef Monitoring

The Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network works hard to improve management and conservation of coral reefs by ...

Gulf Coast Oil Spill Impact
356 participants
453 spottings
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Gulf Coast Oil Spill Impact

The Gulf Coast region is facing an environmental disaster. With hundreds of species of plants and animals in ...

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners
2,519 participants
3,382 spottings
Plants

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners

Curious which vegetable varieties might grow best in your garden? Cornell researchers are, too. We compile ...

The Lost Ladybug Project
5,575 participants
3,378 spottings
Arthropods

The Lost Ladybug Project

Across North America ladybug species distribution is changing. We're asking you to join us in finding out where ...

Project Squirrel
5,896 participants
3,853 spottings
Mammals

Project Squirrel

Fox squirrels and grey squirrels are two of the most familiar species of wildlife in many neighborhoods and ...

The Color Red
5,861 participants
15,041 spottings
All

The Color Red

The color red is a bold color that represents passion. We would like to create a collection of wildlife images ...

El Color Rojo
839 participants
2,286 spottings
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El Color Rojo

El color rojo es un color audaz que representa la pasión. Nos gustaría crear una colección de imágenes de la fauna ...

Bat Monitoring Project
873 participants
511 spottings
Mammals

Bat Monitoring Project

The Bat Conservancy is an international non-profit organization dedicated to protecting biological diversity ...

Signs of Wildlife
2,986 participants
6,112 spottings
All

Signs of Wildlife

If you look carefully, there are signs of wildlife everywhere. From subtle animal tracks and abandoned spider ...

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,419 participants
11,791 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

Insects are the most important pollinators of flowering plants (Angiosperms). They are very valuable for humans, ...

Eastern Assassin Bugs
298 participants
328 spottings
Arthropods

Eastern Assassin Bugs

The assassin bugs, family Reduviidae, is one of the largest families of true bugs in the order Hemiptera. There ...

Rare Color Morphs
1,029 participants
759 spottings
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Rare Color Morphs

If you find an animal or plant that is not it's normal color, please add it to this mission. Though rare, ...

Symbiotic Relationships
1,024 participants
1,648 spottings
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Symbiotic Relationships

Symbiosis is close and often long-term interaction between different biological species. There are many example of ...

Interaction between different species of Arthropods
764 participants
1,755 spottings
Arthropods

Interaction between different ...

The objective of this mission is to collect pictures of the interaction between different species of arthropods. ...

Global Flight
1,347 participants
17,063 spottings
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Global Flight

To create a magnificent collection of images of your favourite fliers. Not just birds, but bats, insects, even ...

Eggs of the World
1,354 participants
2,256 spottings
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Eggs of the World

Nothing is more symbolic to life in this world than the egg. Like wildlife itself, eggs come in all shapes and ...

Snakes of the World
1,965 participants
4,845 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

A mission to document the beautiful snakes species from around the world.

The Hoppers
866 participants
4,415 spottings
Arthropods

The Hoppers

This is not for jumping organisms! This mission is focusing on the Auchenorrhyncha suborder (Free-living ...

Monarch Migration
1,136 participants
672 spottings
Arthropods

Monarch Migration

Where have you seen a Monarch? Help document Monarch migration by posting photos of your spottings.

Animals with Warning Colors
879 participants
1,589 spottings
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Animals with Warning Colors

Many animals use colors in the opposite way of camouflage. They have bright colors wich make them highly ...

Parental care in insects and other invertebrates
518 participants
318 spottings
Arthropods

Parental care in insects and ...

[PLEASE READ the instructions under Overview first!*]. Did you know that some of the lesser creatures engage in ...

Nature in Yellow
2,421 participants
12,700 spottings
All

Nature in Yellow

It would be so interesting to see all the yellow flowers, fruits, insects, animals of the world.

The Color Blue
2,540 participants
5,866 spottings
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The Color Blue

There are so many incredible animals in the color blue. However, at the same time, they are few when considering ...

Fruiting Bodies of the World
1,138 participants
6,264 spottings
Plants

Fruiting Bodies of the World

This mission is about mapping all the different kinds of fruiting bodies around the world. This doesn't ...

Hunters & Animal Food Habits
1,013 participants
4,485 spottings
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Hunters & Animal Food Habits

This mission is to document the food habits of animals from all genera.

NWF: Watch for Wildlife!
1,148 participants
6,453 spottings
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NWF: Watch for Wildlife!

We here at the National Wildlife Federation are celebrating our 74th annual National Wildlife Week! This year we ...

Wildlife rescue & rehabilitation
700 participants
1,016 spottings
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Wildlife rescue & rehabilitation

Please share photos of wildlife in accredited sanctuaries and centers for animals rescued from situations ...

Snakes of the United States - Center for Snake Conservation
1,458 participants
3,561 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the United States - ...

Snakes play vital roles as mid- to top-level predators in our natural ecosystems but they are often very ...

Amphibians of the World
2,401 participants
7,500 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

Lethal fungi, habitat loss, and predators have caused severe declines in amphibian populations around the world. ...

Mushroom Mapping
6,129 participants
29,012 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

Mushroom ecology is a pivotal orientation point for exploring urban systems. Help us gather important data and ...

Captive Animals
2,473 participants
12,348 spottings
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Captive Animals

While we are all so focused on animals in nature, we ignore the fact theres wildlife in our own zoos. edit: I ...

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants
1,592 participants
2,641 spottings
Plants

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants

Herbs & spices have been used since ancient times. They have been used for cooking, as medicines, in religion, ...

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & other animal architecture
2,960 participants
9,501 spottings
All

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

This mission is to document the incredible architectural abilities of animals from all genera.

Marine Mammals of the World
1,337 participants
1,084 spottings
Mammals

Marine Mammals of the World

Marine mammals are a diverse group of 120 species of mammal that are primarily ocean-dwelling or depend on the ...

Backyard Habitats of the World
1,738 participants
13,792 spottings
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Backyard Habitats of the World

Some of the most remarkable nature and wildlife can be seen right in your own backyard! The focus of this mission ...

Jumping Spiders of the World
696 participants
2,861 spottings
Arthropods

Jumping Spiders of the World

With cat like grace, agility and Teddy Bearish charms bellying their formidable predatory instincts, the jumping ...

 Manatees of Florida
80 participants
56 spottings
Mammals

Manatees of Florida

Manatees Length: 10-12 feet. Weight: 1,500-1,800 lbs. Lifespan: 50-60 years in the wild. Manatees are herbivores; ...

Florida's Arachnids
45 participants
247 spottings
Arthropods

Florida's Arachnids

When it comes to Arachnids, FLORIDA does it GOOD! We've got a huge variety of these leggy creatures. Arachnids ...

Mission WILD
3,434 participants
43,043 spottings
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Mission WILD

The WILD Foundation works to protect & interconnect at least half of the planet’s land & water to sustain the ...

Butterflies & Moths of the World
8,543 participants
78,281 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

Butterflies and Moths are insects of the order Lepidoptera. Their brilliant colors have inspired artistic ...

Insects of Florida
230 participants
2,844 spottings
Arthropods

Insects of Florida

This mission is designated to the 6-legged creatures of Florida and all they entail. Submit your Floridian insect ...

International Spider Survey
3,940 participants
20,101 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

Spiders are air-breathing arthropods that have eight legs. The International Society of Arachnology is the ...

Florida's Flora & Fauna
248 participants
9,858 spottings
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Florida's Flora & Fauna

Become more aware of the need to conserve, preserve, and coexist with our wildlife and natural surroundings in ...

Birds of the Southeast U.S.
382 participants
7,000 spottings
Birds

Birds of the Southeast U.S.

For spottings of bird species in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North ...

Florida Ocean Life
71 participants
308 spottings
Fish

Florida Ocean Life

This mission is to show the world the beauty and uniqueness of the ocean and its creatures around the Gulf Coast!

Birds of the World
12,840 participants
105,312 spottings
Birds

Birds of the World

There are over 10,000 living species of birds on the planet. They can be found in ecosystems across the globe, ...

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,947 participants
12,675 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

Dragonflies and damselflies are agile insects of the order Odonata. With a worldwide distribution and over 5,000 ...

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