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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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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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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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Top 5 Isolated Wilderness Areas Abroad Top 5 Isolated Wilderness Areas Abroad
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 luckil ...

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Ivory on Fire: Kenya Burns Confiscated Illegal Animal Products Ivory on Fire: Kenya Burns Confiscated Illegal Animal Products
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 ...

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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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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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Where Wolves and Alligators Meet: Alligator River NWR Where Wolves and Alligators Meet: Alligator River NWR
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 so ...

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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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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

Posted by on 11:46 am in Featured, North America, Wildlife & Nature | 0 comments

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

Posted by on 9:40 pm in Asia, City Guides, Featured, Wildlife & Nature | 5 comments

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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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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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 | 1 comment

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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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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