Top 90 Wildlife Quotes

In this post, you will find great Wildlife Quotes from famous people, such as Nithya Menen, Frances Beinecke, George Monbiot, Terri Irwin, Beth Ostrosky Stern. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

At one point, I wanted to be a wildlife photographer. I

At one point, I wanted to be a wildlife photographer. I also love to travel, so maybe I’d do travel writing.
Wind and other clean, renewable energy will help end our reliance on fossil fuels and combat the severe threat that climate change poses to humans and wildlife alike.
For many years, wildlife film-making has presented a pristine living world. It has created an impression of security and abundance, even in places afflicted by cascading ecological collapse.
Our message, without preaching, is how to treat wildlife and to have empathy for all animals.
Crocodiles are an apex predator and crucial to the ecosystem, keeping waterways and wetlands healthy. Crocodiles eradicate the weak, sick, and injured wildlife, leaving only the healthy to prosper.
I’m a cat person, I’m a dog person, I work in wildlife rescue.
The thing about the oceans is there is the benefit of water clarity. You can see what’s going on there, but a lot of fresh water is murky. You just can’t see what’s there and I think, for that reason, rivers haven‘t featured so much on wildlife TV.
My compulsion to always be working has become less strong and my current business is purely down to this enormous alimony. If I wasn’t doing this I’d be making documentaries about wildlife and other subjects that interest me.
I first worked on sports photography, and it was until 2002, when I was already 32 years old, that I really started working and enjoying Africa‘s wildlife.
Laurent Baheux
I’m vice chairman of the American Wild Horse Protection Association and honorary chairman of the Wildlife Federation.
I’d like to one day be featured on a list of inspirational people who have made a difference in the world, whether it be helping underprivileged people or putting an end to the poaching of wildlife in Africa.
Australia and New Zealand have traditionally shared very close links, yet there are things that set us apart and make us unique – Australia’s wildlife experience being one of them.
For me, Africa is a land of light and contrast. Black and white is the best way to express the solitary emotion and vitality of wildlife.
Laurent Baheux
Living my life in conservation, I see far greater tragedies and crimes against wildlife than the loss of a few thousand badgers. The real reason so many people are so unsettled by the cull is its sinister reflection on the democratic process, on our government‘s attitude to conservation and to science.
I found that Steve‘s passion for wildlife and willingness to lay his life on the line so exciting.
I’m the spokesperson for the North Shore Animal League America. So, I’d go on morning shows on their behalf. I also work closely with the Wildlife Rescue Center in the Hamptons.
One researcher just determined that African and Indian elephants make each other sick. When a new animal or plant is introduced to a habitat bad things happen. The biggest danger to native wildlife is foreign wildlife.
Robert T. Bakker
I’d really likely to shoot wildlife documentaries. I watched so many of those as a child, and I’m quite into wildlife and love photography as well, so that’s something I’d like to do.
When I worked with wildlife a lot in the Eighties and Nineties, I learnt the meaning of patience. And when I worked with trees, I learned the meaning of humility.
Creating artworks, writing and publishing novels, poetry, music, or conducting art-historical research requires support. So does everything else in the world, from physics to fish and wildlife management to human-rights advocacy.
I would never dream, for example, of going to The States to photograph your wildlife.
Nigel Dennis
Americans think African writers will write about the exotic, about wildlife, poverty, maybe AIDS. They come to Africa and African books with certain expectations.
In Surrey, we’re surrounded by countryside and wildlife. And I love my garden. My father was never more at peace than when he was in his garden. I’ve inherited his green fingers.
Wildlife film-makers I know tell me that the effort to portray what looks like an untouched ecosystem becomes harder every year. They have to choose their camera angles ever more carefully to exclude the evidence of destruction, travel further to find the Edens they depict.
A large wildlife book, start to finish, could take one to two years, but then I would expect to get several good (nature) magazine features off the back of this, plus of course a lot of stock.
Nigel Dennis
I spent lockdown back in Yorkshire with my parents, which was… tricky! But it did remind me how beautiful my hometown of Bridlington is, with its beautiful beaches, wildlife, and lovely locals.
I’m not into animal rights. I’m only into animal welfare and health. I’ve been with the Morris Animal Foundation since the ’70s. We’re a health organization. We fund campaign health studies for dogs, cats, lizards and wildlife. I’ve worked with the L.A. Zoo for about the same length of time. I get my animal fixes!
If you‘re a wildlife filmmaker and you’re going out into the field to film animals, especially behavior, it helps to have a fundamental background on who these animals are, how they work and, you know, a bit about their behaviors.
Mike deGruy
I love to watch birds and wildlife.
People need to look at wildlife conservation in its totality. As soon as you lose the apex predator, it has harmful consequences right down the food chain.
Thomas Kaplan
My mother early on taught us to respect all animals, and I mean all animals – not just cats and dogs but rats and snakes and spiders and fish and wildlife, so I really grew up believing they are just like us and just as deserving of consideration.
Steve worked tirelessly to promote conservation, wildli

Steve worked tirelessly to promote conservation, wildlife, and the environment, and his work enabled the plight of endangered species to reach a whole new audience.
Since writing JAWS, I’ve been lucky enough to do close to forty television shows about wildlife in the oceans, and yes, I have been attacked by sea creatures once in a while.
To those who have always wondered how they might best serve the wider world, wildlife conservation is, at its core, one of the purest forms of giving.
Thomas Kaplan
Just like Steve did, Bindi’s got that strange communication with wildlife. It’s beautiful to watch, and it instills an empathy with all of us about just how important the animal kingdom is.
Wildlife photography takes a long time because you have to wait for things to happen.
A less icy Arctic is coming, and generally speaking, that’s not a good thing. Climate change is warming this region twice as fast as the global average, threatening wildlife and indigenous communities.
I’ve been making pieces dealing with environmental issues at least since 2004; I mean, I did stuff for the Sierra Club and the Alaskan Wildlife Refuge even back in the 1990s. But somewhere a little after 2004, Hummer hits me up. I’m like, ‘Are you kidding me?’
I don’t want Daddy‘s passion to ever end. I want to help endangered wildlife just like he did.
Opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge stands to not only increase the United States’ oil reserves by nearly 50 percent, but it will create thousands of good U.S. jobs.
I feel like I’m nothing without wildlife. They are the stars. I feel awkward without them.
It does seem like, in the world today, we’ve moved further and further away from wildlife. There’s that sense of whatever you’re scared of, you just want it to go away. Here in Australia Zoo, part of our ongoing plan is that re-connection.
If you ask most wildlife film-makers or biologists what the greatest wildlife spectacle on Earth is, they’ll say wildebeest migration or the Great Barrier Reef – but to me it’s in Alaska is the summer.
It’s so fantastic that Prince William has championed African wildlife. He’s putting his back into it – and one thing the royal family is brilliant at is getting people to cough up.
I had in mind a message, although I hope it doesn’t intrude too badly, persuading Americans, and especially Southerners, of the critical importance of land and our vanishing natural environment and wildlife.
Since I was a kid, I inherited my dad‘s love for animals and wildlife, even for the ones we had around the house in the French countryside, a ‘smallerkind of nature. Then, as I grew up, I looked more deeply into the African continent and its wildlife.
Laurent Baheux
As founder and co-chair of the upper Mississippi River Congressional task force, I have long sought to preserve the river’s health and historical multiple uses, including as a natural waterway and a home to wildlife, for the benefit of future generations of Americans.
I fully support the goal of species protection and conservation and believe that recovery and ultimately delisting of species should be the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service‘s top priority under ESA.
Dennis Cardoza
Striking a balance between wildlife conservation and wind energy development starts with understanding threats to eagle populations and how our actions, including operating wind farms, are affecting them.
I’ve been interested and concerned with wildlife for a heck of a long time.
The Great American Outdoors Act is a significant opportunity to invest in our public lands, including treasures in the 11th District like the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge and Morristown National Historical Park.
Teenage Wildlife’ is just epic. It’s, like, five or six minutes long, and it kind of crescendos and builds into this insane vocal of Bowie wailing. I think I would pay $5,000 dollars to see footage of that recording session.
No one is more keen than me to see the Hunting Act repealed, because I believe in the management of wildlife.
Owen Paterson
I definitely have, on paper, an unorthodox career path. And from childhood onward, I was always fascinated by the outdoors and wildlife.
Economic desperation often drives wildlife destruction like poaching or illegal logging. But trade can help create powerful financial incentives for communities to preserve the biodiversity around them.
I’ve always been interested in wolves, since I was a child. There was a wolf enclosure in a wildlife park very close to where I was brought up; they were the main attraction.
She’s born and raised with wildlife, living with a zoo. What would be strange for Bindi is if she were in an apartment in suburbia with a goldfish.
The rules of wildlife are simple and clear, which is not the case for men.
Laurent Baheux
We need to stand as a nation, a state, a community to protect wildlife and wild places for our children.
A lot of money could be saved if we ate urban wildlife.
Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man.
We should start by allowing drilling in Alaska's Nation

We should start by allowing drilling in Alaska’s National Wildlife Refuge. It can provide billions of barrels of recoverable oil and trillions of cubic feet of recoverable natural gas.
Steve had a real sixth sense about so many things. He had an odd connection with wildlife. He was extraordinarily intuitive with people. I found it all very – I don’t know if ‘eerie’ is the word, but remarkable, certainly.
Many people might wonder why conserving wildlife should be considered so important when there are wider issues of global and national interest, such as conflict and poverty to worry about. The answer is because these issues are interlinked.
The illegal wildlife trade has an unacceptable human cost for those who have lived for centuries in harmony with wildlife.
There are many ways in which man thoughtlessly destroys wildlife habitat.
I have a love for astronomy; Aruna, my wife, and I love travelling, so whenever we get an opportunity, we set off to explore places that have tickled our interest. We are also wildlife enthusiasts.
I love books, I love art, I’m a fanatic nature and wildlife person. People assume I’m a political animal, power hungry, wanting to run for office. And anyone who knows me knows that none of that’s true.
For years, I never knowingly went on a holiday. When I travelled, it was for work. Now I am a huge advocate, particularly to places which have amazing wildlife, such as Antarctica, India and Patagonia.
My dad worked for the Fish and Wildlife Service, and he worked for the Department of Interior, you know, like the federal government. And consequently, I was outdoors a lot in my lifetime.
I used to love wildlife as a kid and being outside in the garden and the woods and the field and that stuff.
We have to use every tool at our disposal and that’s why we’re trialing a badger cull. We need healthy wildlife living alongside healthy cattle. Only if we work to eradicate the reservoir of TB in our badgers, will we have the strong and prosperous dairy industry the public wishes to see.
Owen Paterson
All my books draw heavily on my own experiences, and these are not just places I have gone to on holiday, they’re locations I know them intimately from lengthy expeditions, most of which have been spent on the hunt for wildlife.
All over the world the wildlife that I write about is in grave danger. It is being exterminated by what we call the progress of civilization.
Gerald Durrell
One of my favorite things to do is play golf at Braemar Country Club. It’s quiet and not overly crowded. The people are nice, and there’s wildlife all around the course. As far as my game itself, I can go from a 10 handicap to a 30, depending on the day.
Planting native species in our gardens and communities is increasingly important, because indigenous insects, birds and wildlife rely on them. Over thousands, and sometimes millions, of years they have co-evolved to live in local climate and soil conditions.
The people of each generation perceive the state of the ecosystems they encountered in their childhood as normal and natural. When wildlife is depleted, we might notice the loss, but we are unaware that the baseline by which we judge the decline is in fact a state of extreme depletion.
Steve was so wonderful to bring wildlife into our living rooms and let us see that animals we used to be afraid of are so important.
With Dad, he was the ultimate wildlife warrior, and we admired him more than anything.
The quicker we humans learn that saving open space and wildlife is critical to our welfare and quality of life, maybe we’ll start thinking of doing something about it.
Pigeons are among the most maligned urban wildlife despite the fact that human beings brought them to our shores and turned them loose in our cities – not something that they chose.
Bindi’s really, you know, got her own goals and aspirations, and if I can nurture what Bindi loves, then I think I’m being a good parent. Because Bindi’s got a natural love for wildlife, I think that will be part of what we’re nurturing.
I weren’t an actor, I’d be a wildlife biologist or forest ranger.
I wanted to be a marine biologist when I was growing up and always wanted to be surrounded by wildlife.
Wildlife crime goes well beyond just a threat to endangered species but also has impacts on our society, economy and security. It undermines efforts to uphold the rule of law, acts as an agent for corruption, creates a barrier to development and fuels global instability.
I cannot in good conscience vote for final passage of legislation that would pave the way to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling.
Our lifestyle, our wildlife, our land and our water remain critical to our definition of Wyoming and to our economic future.
Dave Freudenthal
People are beginning to realize that it’s important that we see animals in a natural state – but through film, through video, through documentaries, at wildlife preserves, and through other humanely protected ways, which don’t involveperforming for us.
Mississippians for the most part appreciate U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service management of our wildlife refuges and other natural resources.