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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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Jamala Wildlife Lodge: A Room with a Zoo Jamala Wildlife Lodge: A Room with a Zoo
Jamala Wildlife Lodge: A Room with a Zoo

If you’ve ever dreamt of an intimate experience with wild animals, Australia has the lodge for you. While there are a number of zoos that offer ove ...

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Shaking Hands with the Devil in Tasmania Shaking Hands with the Devil in Tasmania
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 ha ...

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Species Profile: Bald Uakari Species Profile: Bald Uakari
Species Profile: Bald Uakari

This small Amazonian monkey has a shaggy red orange coat with a bare red face resembling that of a Marvel villian. Its reddish face signals good he ...

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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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Best Places to See Koalas in Australia Best Places to See Koalas in Australia
Best Places to See Koalas in Australia

While seeing kangaroos is almost certain in many areas across Australia, the koala is much more shy and elusive which makes planning a necessity wh ...

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Chitwan National Park: Asia’s Serengeti Chitwan National Park: Asia’s Serengeti
Chitwan National Park: Asia's Serengeti

Chitwan National Park in Nepal offers wildlife enthusiasts an incredible playground, making it one of the best places to experience Asia’s mo ...

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Floral & Arboreal Emblems of the World Floral & Arboreal Emblems of the World
Floral & Arboreal Emblems of the World

Many of us can recognize the flags from countries around the world and even maybe national birds or mammals such as the Bald eagle which is recogni ...

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San Francisco’s Top 5 Outdoor & Wildlife Experiences San Francisco’s Top 5 Outdoor & Wildlife Experiences
San Francisco's Top 5 Outdoor & Wildlife Experiences

San Francisco is known for its iconic fire engine red Golden Gate Bridge and cable cars but beneath the ever present fog you can find some of the s ...

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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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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

Posted by on 12:22 pm in Asia, Featured, Wildlife & Nature | 2 comments

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

Posted by on 9:45 am in Europe, Featured, Wildlife & Nature | 2 comments

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

Posted by on 3:30 pm in Africa, City Guides, Featured, Wildlife & Nature | 2 comments

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

Posted by on 7:25 am in Europe, Featured, Wildlife & Nature | 1 comment

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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Ivory on Fire: Kenya Burns Confiscated Illegal Animal Products

Posted by on 11:51 pm in Africa, Featured, Wildlife & Nature | 0 comments

Ivory on Fire: Kenya Burns Confiscated Illegal Animal Products

Although Kenya has done “ivory burns” in the past, this most recent one has been by far the largest. President Uhuru Kenyatta has given the go ahead to burn over 100 tons of Elephant ivory, a ton of rhino horn, and the skins and random parts of other confiscated African animals.

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Where Wolves and Alligators Meet: Alligator River NWR

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Where Wolves and Alligators Meet: Alligator River NWR

A species that once roamed from Texas to Florida could now be living its last days here in Alligator River or even more sadly in an enclosure at some facility. We have no doubt come so far in our efforts to save our endangered wildlife by way of laws and acts, however the ignorance and selfishness which is human nature still shows its ugly face even today and has the ability to cause another extinction.

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Singapore’s Top 5 Outdoor & Wildlife Experiences

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Singapore’s Top 5 Outdoor & Wildlife Experiences

The only island city-country in the world, Singapore has figured out how to make a large sprawling city seem somewhat wild and natural. Whoever is behind the urban planning of this city deserves the utmost recognition.

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