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

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style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
.wildlife { 
    background-image: url('img/bear.jpg');
background-repeat: no-repeat;
background-position:center;

  height:100%;}
.wildlife {box-sizing:border-box;}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Lake Tahoe</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
  </head>
  <body> 
        <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.
            </p>
            <a class="callout" href="#more">Find out more</a>
      <div class="wildlife">
        <h2>Check out all the Wildlife</h2>
        <p>
          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>.
        </p>
      </div><!-- End .wildlife -->
            <a class="callout" href="#wildlife">See the Wildlife</a>
        </div><!-- End .primary-content -->
  </body>
</html>

Moderator edited: Both the question title and the beginning line of the question have been edited to remove profanity while leaving the general meaning intact.

Jennifer Nordell
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Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there, Blake. I've edited your question to remove profanity from the question itself. If you have a specific question regarding the challenge, feel free to post it and we'll try to help as best we can! :sparkles:

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,248 Points

Feeling a little frustrated? Perhaps this will help:

The "value that fills the entire background of the container while maintaining the width and height proportions" is:

  background-size: cover;

In future, please just ask about the issue you're having trouble with — it will make it much easier to help you.