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Fascinating Wildlife in Zimbabwe

Fascinating Wildlife in Zimbabwe

Natural Habitat Adventures December 30, 2017 0

“On an early morning in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe, our guide took us to where he had heard the lion pride that we had seen the day before: two lionesses and six cubs were

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Polar Bears are My Spirit Animal

Polar Bears are My Spirit Animal

WWF December 27, 2017 0

This was my first trip to the Arctic.  Seeing polar bears in Churchill, Canada, was an experience far beyond my expectations.  The trip combined wildlife viewing, appreciation of the Arctic ecosystem and the effects

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Video: A Post-Holiday, Hot-Springs Retreat with Japan’s Snow Monkeys

Video: A Post-Holiday, Hot-Springs Retreat with Japan’s Snow Monkeys

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 26, 2017 0

The Christmas holiday is over—just barely. Feeling a little exhausted after all the preparations, family gatherings and parties? Then, a nice soak in a hot spring should be just the ticket for you. Of

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Video: The Reverence of Zion National Park

Video: The Reverence of Zion National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 21, 2017 2

It was love at first sight when I met Utah’s Zion National Park. With its massive, rock behemoths and soothing-sounding, dripping-water canyons that sprout green ferns seemingly out of solid stone, it is one of

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Beyond the Stripes

Beyond the Stripes

WWF December 20, 2017 0

Tigers are inspirational. Their extraordinary nature and symbolism moves people to act and make bold commitments. In 2010, leaders of the 13 countries that are home to tigers agreed on an ambitious conservation goal:

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“Bird Years” and the Year of the Bird, 2018

“Bird Years” and the Year of the Bird, 2018

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 19, 2017 0

Wildlife science has many measurements; for example, “carrying capacity,” “depredations” or “translocations.” But there’s a new scale I recently came across: “bird years lost.” A bird year is a quantity devised by ornithologist Daniel

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