The best animal/wildlife themed video slots from

Today is World Wildlife Day and we are looking at certain video slots that encapsulate the essence – i.e. animals that are nearly extinct and creatures living below water.

The ocean is a big focus for us all because as much as 40% is now heavily affected by the direct threat of over exploitation as well as pollution, climate change and loss of coastal habitats. Today’s World Wildlife Day is about life below water as they want to raise awareness of the importance marine species of our existence. Here’s 2 video slots which showcase the beauty of the ocean:

Tidal Riches

Powered by Novomatic, Tidal Riches is a 5 reel, 20 payline game that takes you on a deep-sea adventure – you will see pufferfish, pennant coral fish, turtles and dolphins on the reels. When you get a win, the number of paylines and reels increases as well as giving you win both ways payouts.

There’s a Free Games feature where you’ll benefit from 6 reels and 50 paylines as well as stacked, mega and colossal treasure chests for bigger wins. Finally, there’s a Hi Roller feature where you get 3 spins with Mega Wilds.

Great Blue Jackpot

Powered by Playtech, Great Blue Jackpot is a 5 reel, 25 payline game which focuses on the great blue whale – that whale is the wild which appears stacked and will double your outcome when part of a winning combination.

It comes with a Pearl Bonus feature where up to 33 free spins can be won or a multiplier up to 15x. With infinite extra free spins to be won, this highly volatile game comes with 4 progressive jackpots – the Whale Jackpot is more than £141,000.

World Wildlife Day also looks at raising awareness for endangered species – we focus on the tiger and gorilla which are in the top 10 animals that need protecting the most:

Tiger Rush – Thunderkick

Powered by Thunderkick, Tiger Rush is a 5 reel, 10 payline game which takes you to a tropical rainforest. The tiger is the wild symbol and expands to cover the whole reel when it appears on the 3 central reels. It’s all about the Bonus Game feature which is played on a 25 payline reel set.

Here, you can begin with up to 10 free spins – scatters give you extra free spins as well as scatters and adjacent wilds. The tiger wild symbol also expands on the 3 middle reels meaning up to 3 wild reels on every free spin – there’s up to 1,783 times your bet to be won each free spin.

Gorilla – Novomatic

Powered by Novomatic, Gorilla comes with 5 reels and 50 paylines – it’s set in Africa and based on the mighty silverback gorilla. Visually superb, this simple game focuses on the Free Spins feature where a wild symbol is added to each reel for every free spin. This can lead to huge wins in this highly volatile offering.

Our final video slot is based on the Dodo which is officially extinct – this game should serve as a reminder that animals/species shouldn’t live on in stories, film and video slots and that we must protect what we have now before it’s too late:

Wild Dodo

Powered by Side City Studios and NextGen Gaming, Wild Dodo is a 5 reel, 20 payline video slot that takes you the homeland of the dodo – Mauritius. Set on an idyllic beach and with tropical fish, panther chameleons, dodos and turtles on the reels, the purple dodo is the wild and give you 500 times your bet for 5 on a payline.

There’s a Wild Dodo Re-Spins feature where you get 3 free re-spins with the Wild Dodo stacked on reel 3 for all re-spins. It also comes with the Dodo’s Nest Free Games feature where you can get up to 40 free spins with a trebling multiplier.

There are plenty of video slots featured animals and underwater life – head to our Play Slots section to see all of the games we’ve reviewed.