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Wildlife Image Bank for Students

New Jersey has a very diverse population of wildlife, many of which are endangered or threatened with extiniction. This area is meant to provide students with a complete gallery of all the rare species found in New Jersey.


The images below are for use by students and educators for school-based projects only. Any other use, commercial or non-commercial, is prohibited and considered a violation of the individual photographer's copyright.

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Image of An adult Allegheny woodrat and its young.Zoom+ An adult Allegheny woodrat and its young. © Alan CresslerImage of An Appalachian grizzled skipper.Zoom+ An Appalachian grizzled skipper. © Jeffrey PippenImage of Atlantic green turtle.Zoom+ Atlantic green turtle. © Cordell Brown
 
Image of The Bronze copper is listed as endangered in New Jersey.Zoom+ The Bronze copper is listed as endangered in New Jersey. © Ron HayImage of Blue-spotted salamander.Zoom+ Blue-spotted salamander. © George CeveraImage of Blue whale tail.Zoom+ Blue whale tail. © Mike Davenport
 
Image of A Bobcat carefully watches its prey before pouncing.Zoom+ A Bobcat carefully watches its prey before pouncing. © Wayne SimpsonImage of A male Bobolink sings.Zoom+ A male Bobolink sings. © Jim GilbertImage of A juvenile Bog turtle.Zoom+ A juvenile Bog turtle. © Brian Zarate
 
Image of Black-crowned night heron.Zoom+ Black-crowned night heron. © Steve BylandImage of Brook floater shell.Zoom+ Brook floater shell. © Allen BarlowImage of A brook snaketail dragonfly.Zoom+ A brook snaketail dragonfly. © Allen Barlow
 
Image of Checkered white butterfly.Zoom+ Checkered white butterfly. © Jeffrey PippenImage of A Cooper's hawk in flight.Zoom+ A Cooper's hawk in flight. © Steve BylandImage of Cope's gray treefrogZoom+ Cope's gray treefrog © Dave Golden
 
Image of Corn snakes vivid coloration helps camouflage them with their surroundings.Zoom+ Corn snakes vivid coloration helps camouflage them with their surroundings. © Jeffrey PippenImage of Eastern tiger salamander.Zoom+ Eastern tiger salamander. © Brian ZarateImage of Eastern lampmussel shell.Zoom+ Eastern lampmussel shell. © Allen Barlow
 
Image of Eastern mud salamanderZoom+ Eastern mud salamander © Jim PetrankaImage of Barred owl.Zoom+ Barred owl. © Steve BylandImage of An adult Bald Eagle.Zoom+ An adult Bald Eagle. © Steve Byland
 
Image of A Fin whale surfaces to breath.Zoom+ A Fin whale surfaces to breath. © Chris BuelowImage of Eastern floater.Zoom+ Eastern floater. © Mike DavenportImage of Frosted elfin butterfly.Zoom+ Frosted elfin butterfly. © Bill Bouton
 
Image of Grasshopper sparrow singing.Zoom+ Grasshopper sparrow singing. © Steve BylandImage of Green floater mussel shell.Zoom+ Green floater mussel shell. © Allen BarlowImage of Henslow's sparrow.Zoom+ Henslow's sparrow. © Jim Gilbert
 
Image of Humpback whales feeding.Zoom+ Humpback whales feeding. © Mike DavenportImage of Indiana bat.Zoom+ Indiana bat. © Justin BoylesImage of A Kemp's Ridley sea turtle on a beach in the Gulf of Mexico.Zoom+ A Kemp's Ridley sea turtle on a beach in the Gulf of Mexico. © Seth Patterson / ILCP
 
Image of An adult Least tern.Zoom+ An adult Least tern. © Chris DavidsonImage of An adult Long-eared owl.Zoom+ An adult Long-eared owl. © Robert LinImage of A Loggerhead shrike scans its habitat in search of prey.Zoom+ A Loggerhead shrike scans its habitat in search of prey. © Steve Byland
 
Image of Mitchell's satyr butterfly rests on a blade of grass.Zoom+ Mitchell's satyr butterfly rests on a blade of grass. © Bill BoutonImage of A North Atlantic right whale. One of only four hundred individuals in the entire world.Zoom+ A North Atlantic right whale. One of only four hundred individuals in the entire world. © Kevin HaighImage of A Northern goshawk in flight.Zoom+ A Northern goshawk in flight. © Steve Byland
 
Image of A male Northern harrier.Zoom+ A male Northern harrier. © Robert LinImage of Northern pine snake.Zoom+ Northern pine snake. © George CeveraImage of An adult Osprey.Zoom+ An adult Osprey. © Ken Connelly
 
Image of A juvenile Peregrine falcon in flight.Zoom+ A juvenile Peregrine falcon in flight. © Steve BylandImage of Pied-billed grebe.Zoom+ Pied-billed grebe. © Steve BylandImage of A Pine Barrens treefrog.Zoom+ A Pine Barrens treefrog. © George Cevera
 
Image of A female Piping PloverZoom+ A female Piping Plover © Bill DaltonImage of Queen snake.Zoom+ Queen snake. © Jeffrey PippenImage of Red knots and ruddy turnstones gorge themselves on horseshoe crab eggs on a beach along the Delaware Bay.Zoom+ Red knots and ruddy turnstones gorge themselves on horseshoe crab eggs on a beach along the Delaware Bay. © Bill Dalton
 
Image of A Red-headed woodpecker perches on a snag.Zoom+ A Red-headed woodpecker perches on a snag. © Thomas GormanImage of A Red-shouldered hawk in flight.Zoom+ A Red-shouldered hawk in flight. © Steve BylandImage of A Savannah sparrow.Zoom+ A Savannah sparrow. © Steve Byland
 
Image of Sedge Wren.Zoom+ Sedge Wren. © Ken SchneiderImage of A Short-eared owl flies over the marsh.Zoom+ A Short-eared owl flies over the marsh. Robert LinImage of A Shortnose sturgeon is pictured before being released back into the Delaware River.Zoom+ A Shortnose sturgeon is pictured before being released back into the Delaware River. © Hal Brundage
 
Image of A Silver-bordered fritillary butterfly.Zoom+ A Silver-bordered fritillary butterfly. © Jan DixonImage of An adult female terrapin.Zoom+ An adult female terrapin. © Eric DriverImage of Timber rattlesnakes and other venomous snakes have a vertical pupils.Zoom+ Timber rattlesnakes and other venomous snakes have a vertical pupils. © George Cevera
 
Image of The shell of a Triangle floater.Zoom+ The shell of a Triangle floater. © Allen BarlowImage of This is a very common stance of the Upland sandpiper as it perches on a fence post.Zoom+ This is a very common stance of the Upland sandpiper as it perches on a fence post. © Ron KubeImage of Vesper sparrow.Zoom+ Vesper sparrow. © Robert Lin
 
Image of Wood turtle.Zoom+ Wood turtle. © Brian ZarateImage of Yellow lampmussel shell.Zoom+ Yellow lampmussel shell. © Allen BarlowImage of Yellow-crowned night heron.Zoom+ Yellow-crowned night heron. © Jim Gilbert