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Hola from Baja! It’s Whale Season

Hola from Baja! It’s Whale Season

Wendy Redal February 25, 2011 1

Greetings from Loreto, Mexico! I’m excited to be joining a Natural Habitat group that’s headed today to San Ignacio Lagoon, on the west coast of Baja California Sur, where we’ll be spending the next

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Amazing Alaska Grizzly Bear Videos

Amazing Alaska Grizzly Bear Videos

James Dziezynski January 24, 2011 4

Natural Habitat Adventure guide Brad Josephs recently sent us this amazing compilation of grizzly bear footage from our Hidden Alaska and Grizzlies: From Kodiak to Katmai trips. Watch as these amazing bears fight, hunt,

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Bhutan: Where Gross National Happiness Matters Most

Bhutan: Where Gross National Happiness Matters Most

Wendy Redal January 18, 2011 4

As much of the world struggles to climb out of a recession in which Gross National Product is the paramount concern, the tiny kingdom of Bhutan is more concerned with a different measure of

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The Natural Habitat of the Plastic Pink Flamingo

The Natural Habitat of the Plastic Pink Flamingo

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 11, 2011 11

I thought of my father recently, as I was taking down our Christmas tree and wrapping up the decorations. More than 10 years ago, I had seen him watching my mother, as she did

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Adventuring in Antarctica with Journalist Susan Moran

Adventuring in Antarctica with Journalist Susan Moran

Wendy Redal December 13, 2010 1

Follow along with science journalist Susan Moran as she gets an earful from an elephant seal, learns to tell penguins apart, and takes an ocean swim -- without a dry suit! -- surrounded by

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The Timing of Your Travels

The Timing of Your Travels

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 22, 2010 6

It’s now the end of November, and soon we’ll be ushering in another new year. On December 31—as if everyone in the nation suddenly got a job at Houston’s Johnson Space Center—we’ll all begin

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