- nounADJECTIVE▪ abundant▪ endangered, rare▪ indigenous, local, native▪ exotic▪ marine, urban, wetlandVERB + WILDLIFE▪ conserve, preserve, protect, save▪
They called on the government to help protect native wildlife.▪ attract, encourage▪
The large variety of native plants attracts wildlife to the area.▪ benefit▪ endanger, threaten▪
The increasing use of pesticides threatens the wildlife of the area.▪ damage, harm▪ disturb▪
Do not allow your dog to disturb wildlife.▪ be (a) home for, be (a) home to, be rich in▪
The forest is home to a wealth of wildlife.WILDLIFE + NOUN▪ habitat▪ area, garden (BrE), haven (esp. BrE), park (esp. BrE), preserve (esp. BrE), refuge, reserve, sanctuary, site (BrE)▪
The school has its own small wildlife garden.▪
the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Reserve in Texas▪ corridor▪
wildlife corridors that tigers use to travel between reserves▪ conservation, management, protection▪ agency (esp. AmE), trust (BrE)▪
data compiled by US and Canadian wildlife agencies▪ biologist (AmE), conservationist, expert, manager (esp. AmE), officer (esp. BrE), official (esp. AmE)▪
federal and state wildlife officials▪ population, species▪
The local fish and wildlife population may be lost forever.▪ trade▪
the illegal wildlife trade▪ artist, film-maker, photographer▪ photographyPHRASES▪ a diversity of wildlife, a wealth of wildlife▪ a/the impact on wildlife, a/the threat to wildlife▪
The bacteria pose a real threat to wildlife.
Collocations dictionary. 2013.