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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Landing Gear Down

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Landing Gear Down

Kendal Bower July 29, 2016 1

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a short eared owl coming in for a landing on a post in

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Video: Piper, the Airport Runway Dog

Video: Piper, the Airport Runway Dog

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 26, 2016 1

For travelers, wildlife strikes to airplanes are no laughing matter. According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the number of wildlife strikes to civil aircraft annually has increased 7.4-fold: from 1,851 in 1990 to

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Wild Lemurs & More in Madagascar

Wild Lemurs & More in Madagascar

Natural Habitat Adventures July 25, 2016 0

I have wanted to travel to Madagascar ever since I first learned about it in third grade. In July 2015, I finally had my chance to tour this large island off the southeast coast of

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: The Zebra & the Oxpecker

Wildlife Photo of the Week: The Zebra & the Oxpecker

Kendal Bower July 22, 2016 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we selected an oxpecker sitting amongst zebras in Kenya. Photographer Yaron Schmid waited patiently for

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Five reasons you’ll love traveling in KAZA during green season  (and three reasons why some people might not)

Five reasons you’ll love traveling in KAZA during green season (and three reasons why some people might not)

WWF July 20, 2016 0

Southern Africa’s “green season” (December – April) is the off season for tourist travel—which makes it a great reason to visit then, as I recently discovered on Natural Habitat Adventure’s trip Botswana: Kalahari, the

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Tigers and Jungle Scenes Decorate Indian Train Station to Inspire Conservation

Tigers and Jungle Scenes Decorate Indian Train Station to Inspire Conservation

Julie Waggoner July 18, 2016 1

The hundreds of thousands of tourists who pass through Sawai Madhopur on their way to search for tigers in the famous Ranthambore National Park and Tiger Reserve in eastern Rajasthan now have something more

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