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International Tiger Day is Tomorrow!

International Tiger Day is Tomorrow!

Chris Miller July 28, 2014 0

via Halesowen News This gorgeous tiger from England’s Dudley Zoo has been chosen as the face of this year’s International Tiger Day tomorrow, July 29, 2014. The Sumatran tigress, Daseep, is vital in bringing

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Fifteen Native Tales about the Northern Lights

Fifteen Native Tales about the Northern Lights

WWF July 27, 2014 4

We know today that the aurora borealis, commonly called the “northern lights” occurs when electrically charged particles from the sun zoom into Earth’s atmosphere. The phenomenon is most commonly witnessed during fall and winter

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How Well-Meaning Travelers Inadvertently Help Poachers

How Well-Meaning Travelers Inadvertently Help Poachers

Tania Curry July 26, 2014 0

Outside Magazine recently profiled a new way poachers are using technology to locate species such rhinos in the wild.  What technology you ask? The GPS coordinates from your travel photos. Learn what you can

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Video of the Week: A Grizzly Cub Swatted My GoPro!

Video of the Week: A Grizzly Cub Swatted My GoPro!

Chris Miller July 25, 2014 1

Take a peek at this great footage from our wonderful guide Brad Josephs on a recent Coastal Alaskan Grizzly Adventure! Watch as a curious brown bear cub on the Alaska Peninsula approaches a group

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Video: Potoo Bird in Full Camo

Video: Potoo Bird in Full Camo

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 24, 2014 10

Day-to-day survival is a challenge in the wild, especially if those looking to eat you are bigger or faster than you are. That’s the reason why many species have developed methods of camouflage. Some,

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Travel & Leisure Chats with WWF on Twitter

Travel & Leisure Chats with WWF on Twitter

WWF July 23, 2014 0

Travel + Leisure magazine invited select experts from the travel industry, including WWF’s Elissa Poma, to join a live Twitter chat last month to discuss adventure travel. Here’s a recap of the conversation: Travel

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