Monkeys groom in Sanjay Gandhi National Park. | Richard T. Nowitz/Corbis

8 Places Humans and Wild Animals Clash

Expanding cities can swallow biodiversity hotspots and other important protected natural areas.

Published On 10/01/2013
9:40 AM EDT
A giraffe wanders through Nairobi National Park. | Mkimemia, Wikimedia Commons
Alligators roam through the Everglades National Park. | Willisis2, Wikimedia Commons
Christ the Redeemer statue overlooking Rio de Janeiro | Mike Theiss/Corbis
A biologist from the National Park Service holds one of the cougar kittens born in 2012. | National Park Service
Lake Tahoe is America's largest Alpine lake. | Ville Miettinen, Wikimedia Commons
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore with Chicago skyline in the distance. | J. Crocker, Wikimedia Commons
Tina, a rehabilitated loggerhead sea turtle bolts for the open gulf after being released on Clearwater Beach. | Jim Damaske/Corbis