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I love to search out the things in everyday life that most people miss I was born in SA we have lots of open velds with lots of biodiversity

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Life on Public Lands
53 participants
707 spottings
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Life on Public Lands

During National Environmental Education Week 2015, April 19-25, we're inviting you to participate in a national ...

Fungi of South Africa
1 participant
1 spotting
Fungi

Fungi of South Africa

find and identify all the fungi of South Africa, explore for this little appreciated treasure, fungi exist all ...

Marvelous Mantids of the World
365 participants
964 spottings
Arthropods

Marvelous Mantids of the World

Mantids are amazing insects! Unusual and alien looking. Considered good luck in some cultures, these predatory ...

National Geographic's Great Nature Project
2,844 participants
66,545 spottings
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National Geographic's Great ...

National Geographic is urging everyone to get outside to explore nature. Participants are asked to contribute ...

Bats of Africa
24 participants
24 spottings
Mammals

Bats of Africa

The bat fauna of Africa and surrounding islands boasts nearly 300 species, but the distributions of many species ...

Mission WILD
3,428 participants
42,026 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 ...

Global Flight
1,342 participants
16,798 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 ...

World Science Festival Cicada Count
294 participants
176 spottings
Arthropods

World Science Festival Cicada ...

We're calling all citizen scientists to help track 17-Year Cicadas! Join the World Science Festival Cicada Count ...

Global Schoolyard Bioblitz!
2,884 participants
5,294 spottings
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Global Schoolyard Bioblitz!

Teachers and students, start documenting and sharing the wildlife you encounter in and around your school sites! ...

The Hoppers
849 participants
4,157 spottings
Arthropods

The Hoppers

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

Primate Watch
783 participants
1,456 spottings
Mammals

Primate Watch

The Primate Specialist Group is a network of scientists and conservationists who stand against the tide of ...

Bat Monitoring Project
868 participants
503 spottings
Mammals

Bat Monitoring Project

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

Hunters & Animal Food Habits
1,007 participants
4,386 spottings
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Hunters & Animal Food Habits

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

Eggs of the World
1,341 participants
2,188 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 ...

Marine Mammals of the World
1,330 participants
1,068 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 ...

Captive Animals
2,467 participants
12,372 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 ...

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & other animal architecture
2,913 participants
8,908 spottings
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Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity
7,183 participants
43,812 spottings
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WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity

Millions of city-dwellers walk their local streets every day, but many overlook the multitude of animals and ...

Identifying Animals Through Osteology
343 participants
499 spottings
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Identifying Animals Through ...

Where there is life, there is death. Death and decomposition are a natural and sometimes beautiful part of the ...

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,408 participants
11,216 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

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

Caterpillars and larvae of the World
664 participants
5,217 spottings
Arthropods

Caterpillars and larvae of the ...

There are many beautiful and unique larva forms such as caterpillars that we never even notice until they turn ...

Morphed Organism ID
50 participants
514 spottings
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Morphed Organism ID

The topic of this mission is the morphing discovered in two different names belongs to different categories and ...

Snakes of South Africa
33 participants
68 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of South Africa

Share your photos of snakes from all over South Africa. Add descriptive notes about where you made your discovery ...

Flies!
482 participants
5,168 spottings
Arthropods

Flies!

Flies are everywhere and quite frankly, I think they get a bad rap! Yes some can eat disgusting things, annoy you ...

The Lost Ladybug Project
5,492 participants
3,304 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 ...

Jumping Spiders of the World
669 participants
2,574 spottings
Arthropods

Jumping Spiders of the World

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

Birds of Sub-Saharan Africa
133 participants
3,259 spottings
Birds

Birds of Sub-Saharan Africa

Africa has impressive and beautiful birds and this mission will allow us to share and document our spottings in ...

Asilidae of South Africa
6 participants
6 spottings
Arthropods

Asilidae of South Africa

The Asilidae are a family in the order Diptera, the true flies. The common name for members of the family is the ...

African Mammals in the Wild
53 participants
931 spottings
Mammals

African Mammals in the Wild

To document visually the diversity of African mammals, including the cetaceans and pinnipeds.

Kruger National Park, South Africa
47 participants
704 spottings
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Kruger National Park, South ...

The Kruger National Park is a great destination if you love the outdoors! There is so many different ecosystems ...

South African Frogs
6 participants
7 spottings
Amphibians

South African Frogs

Frog numbers all over the world are busy declining. They respirate through their skin. Chemicals binds with the ...

Butterflies Original Mixes
7 participants
13 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies Original Mixes

Sometimes, rather coincidently, we may take a picture of a several natural organisms at once. For example, two ...

Stripes and spots of South Africa
7 participants
29 spottings
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Stripes and spots of South Africa

A mission for stripe- and spot lovers.

Flowers of South Africa
18 participants
253 spottings
Plants

Flowers of South Africa

Let's create a record of the beauty of our flowers in this beautiful country of ours!

Bugs Life South Africa
5 participants
9 spottings
Arthropods

Bugs Life South Africa

I Really enjoy looking at bug and taking pictures of them and I am sure that I am not The only one feeling that ...

Symbiotic Relationships
1,019 participants
1,619 spottings
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Symbiotic Relationships

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

Aloes of Southern Africa
38 participants
37 spottings
Plants

Aloes of Southern Africa

Tracking and documenting the biology of memebers of the genus Aloe of Southern Africa. The genus is native to ...

Orthoptera in southern Africa
20 participants
66 spottings
Arthropods

Orthoptera in southern Africa

lets catalogue all the crickets, katydids, grasshoppers and locusts in central, southern Africa. We'll aim to ...

Moths of the World
2,943 participants
40,223 spottings
Arthropods

Moths of the World

Moths? Yes: a world of sphinxes, hawks, owls, tigers, and scary eyes, all waiting for you outside your door. In ...

Reptiles of the World
1,145 participants
9,568 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

Wildlife of Southern Africa
40 participants
1,063 spottings
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Wildlife of Southern Africa

Current admin : Zlatan Celebic This mission’s creator said “Our Southern Africa community is quite small on PN. ...

Animals with Warning Colors
873 participants
1,561 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 ...

Beetles!
623 participants
9,697 spottings
Arthropods

Beetles!

Beetles are the most diverse group of organisms on Earth. They are found on six continents in almost every ...

Nature in Yellow
2,411 participants
12,479 spottings
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Nature in Yellow

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

The Color Blue
2,529 participants
5,736 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 ...

Signs of Wildlife
2,947 participants
5,917 spottings
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Signs of Wildlife

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

International Spider Survey
3,869 participants
18,948 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

Mushroom Mapping
6,011 participants
28,637 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

The Color Red
5,834 participants
14,810 spottings
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The Color Red

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

Birds of the World
12,729 participants
103,997 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, ...

NWF: Watch for Wildlife!
1,146 participants
6,420 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 ...

Mimetic Animals of the World
1,373 participants
5,657 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 ...

Snakes of the World
1,948 participants
4,791 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

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

Amphibians of the World
2,386 participants
7,382 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

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

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,911 participants
12,335 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

Butterflies & Moths of the World
8,460 participants
75,017 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

Snakes of South Africa
33 participants
68 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of South Africa

Share your photos of snakes from all over South Africa. Add descriptive notes about where you made your discovery ...

Fungi of South Africa
1 participant
1 spotting
Fungi

Fungi of South Africa

find and identify all the fungi of South Africa, explore for this little appreciated treasure, fungi exist all ...

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