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A Different Way of Seeing the Galapagos Islands… | Olaf’s Corner

A Different Way of Seeing the Galapagos Islands… | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver September 2, 2009 4

Call us at 1-877-677-9623 to get a $400 discount on our unique kayaking/hiking/sailing journey through the Galapagos. Avoid the tourist traps and explore the most remote and wild areas of the islands!

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Global Warming from the Seat of a Kayak (Dispatch from Greenland) | Olaf’s Corner

Global Warming from the Seat of a Kayak (Dispatch from Greenland) | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver September 1, 2009 1

Hi adventurers! This Evening I just came off a fantastic sea kayaking trip in Eastern Greenland – and everything just synthesized into a great adventure: Good international group with a common lets-do spirit, lots

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Discover elephant seals and more on California’s wild central coast

Discover elephant seals and more on California’s wild central coast

Wendy Redal August 24, 2009 2

A male elephant seal might be one of the funniest-looking animals on the planet. Unlike their conventional cousins, elephant seals are distinguished by their giant, bulbous nose, a pendulous schnozz that inflates with air

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Giant Plant Eats Rodents

Giant Plant Eats Rodents

James Dziezynski August 20, 2009 0

From the news of the wild comes this story from the Philippines about a pitcher plant (similar to the infamous Venus Fly Trap) that actually devours small rodents–and any other living thing unfortunate enough

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Birdy Bop

Birdy Bop

James Dziezynski August 12, 2009 1

Once all that singing is done, some birds like to get down and boogie. Researchers who study animal intelligence say that birds’ ability to keep time to music is a major cognitive breakthrough — we think

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Giant Panda Habitats Destroyed by Earthquake

Giant Panda Habitats Destroyed by Earthquake

Megan Koelemay August 10, 2009 0

A recent article on CNN.com cites a report that China's Sichuan earthquake of last May destroyed a quarter of wild giant pandas' habitat, and some 60% of giant pandas overall were affected by the

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