Wildlife - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈwaɪldlaɪf|  American pronunciation of the word wildlife
Brit.  |ˈwʌɪl(d)lʌɪf|  British pronunciation of the word wildlife

noun

- all living things (except people) that are undomesticated

chemicals could kill all the wildlife

Examples

measures to protect the area's wildlife

People were concerned that pets or wildlife could be affected by the pesticides.

chemicals could kill all the wildlife

A big city seems like an unlikely place to find wildlife.

...hunting is strictly forbidden in the wildlife refuge...

...the wildlife refuge raises endangered species in captivity and then releases them into the wild...

...set up a covert from which to watch wildlife without being detected...

...our land abuts a nature preserve, so we see a lot of wildlife...

...the naturalist is known for her willingness to expatiate on any number of issues relating to wildlife and the environment...

This national park provides a safe haven for wildlife.

...a safari that affords wildlife watchers plenty of opportunities to see Africa's grandest creatures in their natural habitat...

The oil spill had devastating consequences for wildlife.

The drought could spell disaster for wildlife.

The riverbanks are a haven for wildlife.

Polluted water sources are a hazard to wildlife.

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