endangered, rare
indigenous, local, native
marine, urban, wetland
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.

endanger, threaten

The increasing use of pesticides threatens the wildlife of the area.

damage, harm

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.

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


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.


the illegal wildlife trade

artist, film-maker, photographer
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.

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