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Wild Duck or Mallard., Digital ID 1589205, New York Public LibraryMost of my experience with animals has been with domesticated animals, but I am also interested in wildlife. Below are some wildlife libraries and museums that I found.

Special Libraries

from the Directory of Special Libraries and Information Centers, 40th ed., 2012

Animal Alliance of Canada Library
221 Broadview Ave., Ste. 101
Toronto, ON, Canada M4M 2G3
Animals, environmental issues affecting animals, threatened and endangered species

Audubon of Florida Information Center
444 Brickwell Ave., Ste. 850
Miami, FL 33131 USA
Energy, the environment, pollution, land use, endangered species, water resources, regional planning, bird life, biology, growth management, biodiversity

BirdLife International Library
Wellbrook Ct.
Girton Rd.
Cambridge CB3 0NA, United Kingdom
Ornithology, conservation, wildlife

British Marine Life Study Society Library
Glaucus House
14 Corbyn Crescent
Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 6PQ, United Kingdom
Marine wildlife, oceanography, marine biology, geology, aquariology

Charles Darwin Research Station - Corley Smith Library
Casilla 17-01-3891
Quito, Ecuador
Biology, natural history, research, conservation

A tree kangaroo., Digital ID 1803590, New York Public LibraryCollege of African Wildlife Management Library
PO Box 3031
Moshi, United Republic of Tanzania
African wildlife, wildlife management

Ducks Unlimited Canada Research Library
PO Box 1160
Stonewall, MB, Canada R0C 2Z0
204-467-3276 / 800-665-3825
Wetland management, waterfowl biology, conservation, wildlife habitat development, remote sensing, wetland ecology

In Defense of Animals Library
3010 Kerner Blvd.
San Rafael, CA 94901 USA
Animal advocacy, wildlife protection

International Bird Rescue Research Center - San Francisco Bay Oiled Wildlife Care & Education Center Library
4369 Cordelia Rd.
Fairfield, CA 94534 USA
Avian physiology, pathology, and behavior; effects of pollutants; oiled bird rehabilitation; contingency plans

Wild Cat., Digital ID 823853, New York Public LibraryInternational Wildlife Coalition - Brazil Library
PO Box 201
88780-000 Imbituba, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Environment, conservation

Louisiana State University Renewable Natural Resources - Louisiana Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Library
School of Renewable Natural Resources, Rm. 124
Baton Rouge, LA 70803 USA
Ecology, rivers, swamps, marshlands, estuaries

Massachusetts Audubon Society - Habitat Education Center and Wildlife Sanctuary Library
10 Juniper Rd.
Belmont, MA 02178 USA
Natural history, horticulture, ecology, ornithology

Max McGraw Wildlife Foundation Library
PO Box 9
Dundee, IL 60118 USA
Wildlife, ornithology, wildlife and fisheries management, conservation

Meryman Environmental Inc. - Meryman Library of Wildlife Research
10408 Bloomingdale Ave.
Riverview, FL 33569 USA
Fish, aquatic life, fisheries, wildlife management

King Vulture., Digital ID 411072, New York Public LibraryNational Museum of Wildlife Art Library and Archives
2820 Rungius Rd.
PO Box 6825
Jackson Hole, WY 83002 USA
Wildlife art and artists, art history and conservation, museum science, wildlife biology and cinematography, conservation, photography, Western Americana

National Wildlife Federation Library
11100 Wildlife Center Dr.
Reston, VA 20190-5362 USA
Wildlife, natural resources, conservation, ecology, the environment

Rob & Bessie Welder Wildlife Foundation Library
PO Box 1400
Sinton, TX 78387 USA
Natural history, ornithology, wildlife management, ecology and range management, environment and conservation, science and technology

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds Library
Potton Rd.
Sandy SG19 2DL, United Kingdom
Birds, nature conservation, British flora and fauna

A sloth bear at Whipsnade., Digital ID 1803634, New York Public LibraryU.S. Geological Survey - Biological Resource Division - Norther Prarie Wildlife Research Center Library
8711 37th St., SE
Jamestown, ND 58401-7317 USA
Waterfowl management and ecology, wetlands and plant ecology, predation, global climate change

U.S.D.A. - Animal and Plant Inspection Service - Wildlife Services Program - National Wildlife Research Center Library
4101 LaPorte Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80521 USA
Wildlife biology, zoology, ornithology, mammalogy, ecology, pesticides, wildlife damage management, analytical chemistry, statistics, agriculture

Unexpected Wildlife Refuge Library
110 Unexpected Rd.
PO Box 765
Newfield, NJ 08344 USA
Humane education, beavers and their conservation, wildlife

University of Alaska Fairbanks - Wildlife Library
Department of Biology and Wildlife
PO Box 756100
211 Irving 1
Fairbanks, AK 99775-6100 USA
Wildlife management, animal ecology, mammalogy, plant ecology, wildlife economics, outdoor recreation, Arctic ecology, conservation biology

Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust Library
Totnes Rd.
Paignton TQ4 7EU, United Kingdom

Cover., Digital ID 1268404, New York Public LibraryWildlife Conservation Society Library
2300 Southern Blvd.
Bronx, NY 10460 USA
Conservation biology, zoo biology

World Wildlife Fund-U.S. - Information Resource Center
1250 24th St., NW
PO Box 97180
Washington, DC 20090 USA
Sustainable development/environmental economics and sustainable use of natural resources, natural resource conservation, environmental quality, land use planning, wildlife, habitat preservation, global climate change, International environmental policy, agriculture, fisheries, forestry



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Hi. One update to your list of wildlife related libraries: The Fish & Wildlife Reference Center closed on November 30, 2003. The last issue of their newsletter, with the announcement of closing, is available online at The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service operates a Conservation Library at the National Conservation Training Center, website: 698 Conservation Way, Shepherdstown, WV 25443-4024. The site links to extensive online resources. Steve Johnson U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service 1011 E Tudor Road Anchorage, AK 99508

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