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Wildlife Fact:

Fish comprise 99% of the osprey’s diet. It typically takes fish weighing 5-10 ounces and about 10 to 14 inches in length.


Wildlife Resources for Students

We encourage students of all ages to look closely at the wildlife and landscapes of their own schoolyard, backyard, and community.

Image of Long-tailed salamanderLong-tailed salamander © Brian Zarate

Online Field Guide

Get in-depth information and photos of New Jersey's endangered and threatened species.

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.

Species Glossary

Here are definitions of many different terms that are used to help describe wildlife in New Jersey.

Ask An Expert

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Have a question about wildlife or threatened or endangered species in New Jersey. Ask away and we'll do our best to give you a wise and informed answer.