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Hunting Mammoths in Florida Hunting Mammoths in Florida
Hunting Mammoths in Florida

If you have ever wanted to actually hold a piece of a mammoth, there is no better place to do so than the Peace River in central Florida. Located ...

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Gorilla Escapes Enclosure at London Zoo Gorilla Escapes Enclosure at London Zoo
Gorilla Escapes Enclosure at London Zoo

An adult male silverback gorilla made an attempt at freedom when he escaped the confines of his enclosure at the ZSL London Zoo.

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The Other Panda The Other Panda
The Other Panda

We all have come to know and love the large black and white Giant panda which is honored in such ways as it being a national symbol of China, the l ...

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Panama City’s Top 5 Outdoor & Wildlife Experiences Panama City’s Top 5 Outdoor & Wildlife Experiences
Panama City's Top 5 Outdoor & Wildlife Experiences

When you think of Panama City, Panama your mind goes straight to the canal, Bridge of the Americas, Casco Viejo, and of course getting yourself a P ...

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Cape Town’s Top 5 Outdoor & Wildlife Experiences Cape Town’s Top 5 Outdoor & Wildlife Experiences
Cape Town's Top 5 Outdoor & Wildlife Experiences

Africa is known for its richness of wildlife and although Cape Town may not be home to the main attractions found in places like the Serengeti such ...

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Photographing Snakes in the Wild Photographing Snakes in the Wild
Photographing Snakes in the Wild

When it comes to documenting these magnificent creatures with a camera, things can get a bit tricky. They are many times experts at camouflage, can ...

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Japan’s Whale Hunt Under Debate and Scrutiny Japan’s Whale Hunt Under Debate and Scrutiny
Japan's Whale Hunt Under Debate and Scrutiny

As Japan gears up for another year of hunting whales in the Southern Ocean, Sea Shepherd will once again attempt to disrupt any killing.

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Gyrfalcon: The Bird of Kings Gyrfalcon: The Bird of Kings
Gyrfalcon: The Bird of Kings

It was pushing midnight but the eternal summer sunshine meant one could still see the beautiful Icelandic countryside as we made our way to Reykjav ...

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The Dark Side of Taxidermy The Dark Side of Taxidermy
The Dark Side of Taxidermy

Whatever stories you may hear of how beneficial and environment caring trophy game hunters really are, they are nearly all false. The truth is elep ...

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Seattle’s Top 5 Outdoor & Wildlife Experiences Seattle’s Top 5 Outdoor & Wildlife Experiences
Seattle's Top 5 Outdoor & Wildlife Experiences

Seattle is an incredible city for exploring the great outdoors. Within the city one has beautiful parks and gardens as well as a multitude of Natio ...

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Outdoor Adventures in Mexico

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Outdoor Adventures in Mexico

Mexico may be famous for its beaches and partying, but there is much more to this wonderful country. It’s a destination where travelers can combine many exciting outdoor adventures with stunning accommodation options

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Top 5 Isolated Wilderness Areas Abroad

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Top 5 Isolated Wilderness Areas Abroad

Development and modernization is spreading throughout the world at an alarming pace. With many wild areas now overrun by tourists, there are luckily still places left that will unleash your inner explorer.

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Experiencing Zion National Park in just 1 Day

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Experiencing Zion National Park in just 1 Day

If you find yourself with only 24 hours to explore Utah’s first national park , make the most of your one day with this great introductory tour of Zion’s Top 5 attractions.

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Vancouver’s Top 5 Outdoor & Wildlife Experiences

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Vancouver’s Top 5 Outdoor & Wildlife Experiences

Despite having one of the largest population densities of North American Cities, Vancouver offers incredible outdoor adventure and natural attractions.

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Elephant Saves Man From Perceived Drowning

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Elephant Saves Man From Perceived Drowning

Darrick Thomson, co founder of the Save Elephant Foundation, helped rescue a baby elephant last year who would later be named Kham Lha. A year later the elephant would return the favor when she thought her new friend was drowning.

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The Gardens of Europe

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The Gardens of Europe

When one thinks of London, they may think of high end shopping, West End shows, and red phone booths. There is however a magical lush paradise as beautiful as the Duchess of Cambridge herself. Kew Gardens makes all other botanical gardens seem as though they were simple residential backyard gardens. It has by far the largest collection of plants, with totals surpassing the 30,000 level. Its herbarium used for scientific research and reference boasts over 7 million specimens. Add to this an extensive library of flora based books and prints and you truly have an arc showcasing some of the worlds most amazing plants.

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Shaking Hands with the Devil in Tasmania

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Shaking Hands with the Devil in Tasmania

Located at the bottom of Australia lies the rugged pristine wilderness filled island often overlooked by tourists heading down under. It may not have the glitz and glam of Sydney or Melbourne, but what it lacks in skyscrapers it makes up for with its towering 300+year old trees and its nightlife consists not of bars and restaurants but rather witnessing penguins return to burrows and devils fighting over a meal.

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Sleeping with Trees

Posted by on 1:43 pm in Asia, Australia & New Zealand, Featured, Natural Living, North America, Outdoor Recreation, South America, Wildlife & Nature | 0 comments

Sleeping with Trees

Tree house hotels of the modern era bring all the fun and excitement you remember having as a kid and many add all the creature comforts you could ask for and more.

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Cape Town’s Top 5 Outdoor & Wildlife Experiences

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Cape Town’s Top 5 Outdoor & Wildlife Experiences

Africa is known for its richness of wildlife and although Cape Town may not be home to the main attractions found in places like the Serengeti such as lions and elephants, it does offer an abundance of animals, many of which cannot be found around the rest of Africa.

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Gyrfalcon: The Bird of Kings

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Gyrfalcon: The Bird of Kings

It was pushing midnight but the eternal summer sunshine meant one could still see the beautiful Icelandic countryside as we made our way to Reykjavík. In the morning we would take off on our own “Golden Circle” tour of Iceland, opting not to follow in the footsteps of the many other tourists that are increasingly flocking to this beautiful land. Our itinerary would take our rented Suburu Outback around the entire country as we followed the coastline to take in as much as two weeks would allow us. Highlights we were hoping to experience were of course the glaciers, puffins, waterfalls, and untouched landscapes. For me personally though it was the Symbol of Iceland which I hoped to get a glimpse of, the regal Gyrfalcon.

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