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Wildlife Overview

What Does Wildlife Mean? noun
undomesticated animals and plants living in the wild.

of, for, or abounding in wildlife, i.e., a wildlife preserve

Why is Wildlife Important?

We depend on animals and plants for our survival. Animals and plants are important for our food supply, curative drugs, recreation, tourism, the health of our ecosystems, and our link to the natural world.

Institute of Public Law
University of New Mexico School of Law
MSC11 6060
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

1117 Stanford NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone: 505-277-5089
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