Grassland Groupies



Groups of meerkats are called mobs for a reason. These feisty animals are murderous, even of their own kind.


Ostrich: the world’s biggest bird and toughest survivor. They nest together, have radiators for necks, and can drink saltwater.

Hamadryas baboons cuddle against a dark background.

Baboons: A Grasslands Primate

Baboons are a group of ground-dwelling grasslanders whose habitat use and social structure might help us learn about our own hominid ancestors.

Midwestern Oak Savanna

The U.S. hosts a globally imperiled ecosystem not many recognize: the Oak Savanna. Let’s restore this once ubiquitous, parklike grassland.