When you hear, "Wildlife", what do you think of? A grassy field with thirty deer, or an open plain with elephants, zebras, and giraffes? Maybe a frozen, snowy mountain terrain with a bunch of moose or elk? This is what would spring to mind for most people as soon as they hear the term "wildlife", but have you ever pictured your own back yard? What most people don't realize, is that no matter how deep into downtown New York you live, or how far out in the boonies of Southern Indiana, it doesn't matter, you are still a vital park of nature. Why, even in cities there are at least some animals such as squirrels, rabbits, and birds.
There are many other ways that humans and the wildlife are connected other than just the earth that we share. It is important that people realize every piece of plastic or paper they recycle helps our environment stay clean so that all the deer, fish, rabbits, and birds, squirrels. Giraffes, and elephants, elk and moose have a clean place to live, as well as humans. Also, every piece of trash you pick up or throw down could also have a huge impact on whether a deer or some fish will stay alive of accidentally swallow the trash, thinking it's food or not. Pollution also makes the land unfit, not just for wild animals, but also our very own domestic livestock.
Every house and building we humans build has a significant impact on every animal that lives in the surrounding vicinity of about 10 or I5 miles. The reason for this is that when you destroy one animal's home, all the animals that prey on this animal may go hungry for a day because this animal will either move away to find a new home, or it will die because it doesn't have shelter.
This affects humans because most people eat meat from cows, pigs, or other farm animals or hunt to get food, and after we destroy an animal's home and the animal move away, there would be nothing to... [continues]
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