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Video: Starling Shapes in the Sky

Video: Starling Shapes in the Sky

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 18, 2018 2

European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) are now common birds in the United States; and sometimes, as they say, familiarity breeds contempt. Loud, boisterous and ballsy, the birds are known to eat through crops, monopolize feeders

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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 the spot where he had heard an update about the lion pride we had seen the day before: Two lionesses and

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Thanks, Mom!

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Thanks, Mom!

Kendal Bower December 1, 2017 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a scene out of Botswana. Photographer Carol Griffiths was on Nat Hab’s

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Top 5 African Hiking Adventures to Try in Your Lifetime

Top 5 African Hiking Adventures to Try in Your Lifetime

Natural Habitat Adventures November 18, 2017 0

When planning hiking adventures, people in many parts of the world tend to forget about African destinations. As the world’s second-largest continent, however, it should come as no surprise that some of the most

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Photos from a Zimbabwe & Zambia Safari

Photos from a Zimbabwe & Zambia Safari

Natural Habitat Adventures October 30, 2017 0

Nowadays, it’s becoming increasingly harder to find African safari experiences that evoke the profound sense of wilderness immersion that so many of us seek. Far off Southern Africa’s typical tourist track are Zambia and

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Dear Forests: Wish You Were Here—and That You’d Remain

Dear Forests: Wish You Were Here—and That You’d Remain

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 24, 2017 1

This summer, the world lost a Nebraska-size chunk of forests. Logging, expanding palm oil plantations and wildfires are to blame. This continuing deforestation trend could have devastating implications for the climate. Simply put, forests

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