Black-footed ferrets — agile creatures with masked faces and droopy whiskers — once roamed the prairies in 12 western states, stretching from Canada to Mexico. A pair of young black-footed ferrets in the wild. Photo by Ryan Moehring, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. From the US Department of the Interior Blog.
Find nature only miles from New York City at Jamaica Bay National Wildlife Refuge. Thanks to the millions of acres set aside just for wildlife, wild animals can stay just that: wild. Photo by Micael Fano. Tweeted by the US Department of the Interior, 8/19/16.