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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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The Illegal Ivory Trade Takes Flight The Illegal Ivory Trade Takes Flight
The Illegal Ivory Trade Takes Flight

We all know the horrible carnage taking place in Africa with the slaughtering of Elephants for their ivory tusks, there is however an equal or grea ...

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Species Declared Extinct in 2016 Species Declared Extinct in 2016
Species Declared Extinct in 2016

If you thought this year was hard on us humans this past year with war, terrorism, and political chaos and embarrassment, it is nothing compared to ...

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Alaskan Village Working on Anti-Tourism Campaign Alaskan Village Working on Anti-Tourism Campaign
Alaskan Village Working on Anti-Tourism Campaign

Alaska’s Inupiaq coastal village of Point Lay has become the home of thousands upon thousands of walruses.

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The Gardens of Europe The Gardens of Europe
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 b ...

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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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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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The Nature & Beauty of Bird Feathers The Nature & Beauty of Bird Feathers
The Nature & Beauty of Bird Feathers

Birds have always captivated us not only with their ability to fly but also with their incredible beauty. As dinosaurs evolved into birds they trad ...

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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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Denali Park Village Denali Park Village
Denali Park Village

Deep in Alaska’s wild interior lies over six million acres of preserved wilderness otherwise known as Denali National Park. With glacial lakes, fro ...

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Species Declared Extinct in 2016

Posted by on 12:25 am in Featured, Wildlife & Nature | 1 comment

Species Declared Extinct in 2016

If you thought this year was hard on us humans this past year with war, terrorism, and political chaos and embarrassment, it is nothing compared to the sadness the natural world has felt with the declaration of more extinctions.

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Species Profile: Bald Uakari

Posted by on 3:47 pm in Featured, South America, Wildlife & Nature | 1 comment

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 health and makes it more attractive to possible mates.

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The Wildlife & Wonder of Mali

Posted by on 3:51 pm in Africa, Featured, Wildlife & Nature | 0 comments

The Wildlife & Wonder of Mali

A harsh country with natural rugged beauty, Mali is a magical yet dangerous country. A country of stark contrasts, you have the Niger River which literally flows life to its inhabitants and the Sahara which continues to increase its empire as it makes its way southward stripping life in its path.

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Panama City’s Top 5 Outdoor & Wildlife Experiences

Posted by on 11:37 am in City Guides, Featured, North America, Wildlife & Nature | 0 comments

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 Panama hat. Beyond the city and even within the city however lies the Panama’s real treasure, its natural areas.

Literally built in the rainforest, one doesn’t need to venture far to feel as though you are in the Amazon. One trip to Panama wasn’t enough for us as we returned to experience its wealth of wildlife and nature a second time.

These are some sure bet destinations around Panama City where you are nearly guaranteed to get in touch with your wild side.

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Species Profile: Hooded Pitohui

Posted by on 12:17 am in Australia & New Zealand, Featured, Wildlife & Nature | 0 comments

Species Profile: Hooded Pitohui

Endemic to New Guinea, this black and orange bird has been found to contain batrachotoxins on its skin and feathers. These are the same toxins found in Colombia’s poison dart frogs and are one of the most toxic natural substances known to science.

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Species Profile: Markhor

Posted by on 9:58 pm in Asia, Wildlife & Nature | 0 comments

Species Profile: Markhor

A wild goat of Western and Central Asia with impressive corkscrew like horns that can reach up to 5 feet in males

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Hunting Mammoths in Florida

Posted by on 8:37 am in Featured, Fossils & Archaeology, North America, Outdoor Recreation, Wildlife & Nature | 13 comments

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 in Bone valley, it is aptly named as there have been countless fossilized remains from a multitude of prehistoric animals. Best of all is the ease of which you can become an amateur paleontologist. With just a shovel, a sifting tray, and a mere $5 fossil collecting permit from the state of Florida, you can be on your way to creating your very own museum at home.

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Top Destinations for a Truly Wild Experience

Posted by on 5:24 am in Featured, Wildlife & Nature | 11 comments

Top Destinations for a Truly Wild Experience

With our ever increasing population and urbanization of wild lands, it seems difficult to find destinations where you can find yourself in untouched wilderness. These are a some of today’s top destinations where you can still find a unique wild experience and are quite easily accessi

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Species Profile: Long-Nosed Potoroo

Posted by on 10:26 pm in Australia & New Zealand, Wildlife & Nature | 0 comments

Species Profile: Long-Nosed Potoroo

Closely related to the kangaroo family this marsupial acts like a miniature kangaroo but with a rat like tail and the nose of a bandicoot.

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Species Profile: Maned Wolf

Posted by on 12:56 pm in South America, Wildlife & Nature | 0 comments

Species Profile: Maned Wolf

The sole species in its genus, the maned wolf is unlike other canids. It has extremely long legs making it the tallest of the wild dogs. Also known as the skunk wolf, it terriorial marking has a pungent odor.

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