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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Basic Layout Styling the "Wildlife" div with Background Properties

Create a new rule that targets the class 'wildlife'. Set the bear.jpg image, located in the img folder, as the backgroun

I have tried just about everything but nothing working?????

/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
.wildlife { background-image: url('../img/mountains.jpg')

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Lake Tahoe</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
        <div class="primary-content t-border">
            <p class="intro">
                Lake Tahoe is one of the most breathtaking attractions located in California. It's home to a number of ski resorts, summer outdoor recreation, and tourist attractions. Snow and skiing are a significant part of the area's reputation.
            <a class="callout" href="#more">Find out more</a>
      <div class="wildlife">
        <h2>Check out all the Wildlife</h2>
          As spawning season approaches, the fish acquire a humpback and protuberant jaw. After spawning, they die and their carcasses provide a feast for gatherings of <a href="#mink">mink</a>, <a href="#bears">bears</a>, and <a href="#eagles">bald eagles</a>.
      </div><!-- End .wildlife -->
            <a class="callout" href="#wildlife">See the Wildlife</a>
        </div><!-- End .primary-content -->

5 Answers

To make life simple in a visual format for future visitors , here is the correct answer visually.

.wildlife { background-image:url('./img/bear.jpg'); }

thanks for your help, got it working from it

Zack Klinger
Zack Klinger
17,622 Points

You wrote mountains.jpg but it wants bear.jpg.

changed "mountains" to 'bear', still no go

Zack Klinger
Zack Klinger
17,622 Points

I could be wrong, but I don't think you need the hashtag '#' when you call wildlife in the href. Seriously, don't take my word for it, I'm just spitballing here...

Jeff Lemay
Jeff Lemay
14,268 Points

I tried your code and the challenge provided the answer:

Bummer! Since the style sheet is not in a separate folder, make sure you're using 'url()' to set the background image value to 'img/bear.jpg'.

Folder path was off.