It's only human to be fascinated by the wild creatures living all around us. In the Animals in the Wild Challenge, we want to hear about projects that help you or others appreciate or interact with wildlife.

Prizes are provided by Birdhouse Spy Cam and five winners will take home an HD backyard birdhouse. Runners-up will win an Instructables prize pack including a coveted robot t-shirt. 

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Grand Prize


Runner Up (25)


Grand Prize (5)

Five Grand Prize winners will receive:

Runner Up (25)

Twenty five runner up prize winners will receive an Instructables prize pack including a robot t-shirt.

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between May 30, 2016 and Jun 27, 2016 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Animals in the Wild Challenge. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.


Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.


A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.


When the winners are decided they will be notified and announced here on the contest page.