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Video: Saving an African Lion

Video: Saving an African Lion

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 1, 2014 11

While it’s never been easy to make your living as an animal in Africa, wildlife presently residing there face even more challenges than their ancestors did. For example, in the last four months in

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A Visit to Robben Island to Honor Nelson Mandela

A Visit to Robben Island to Honor Nelson Mandela

Natural Habitat Adventures April 23, 2014 0

Guest post by Holly Glessner, Air Specialist at Natural Habitat Adventures Prior to a recent Nat Hab safari in Botswana I had the chance to briefly visit Cape Town, South Africa.  Cape Town is

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Video of the Week: The Wondrous Wildlife of Madagascar

Video of the Week: The Wondrous Wildlife of Madagascar

Emily Deemer April 18, 2014 0

While on a trip to Madagascar, NHA Conservation Travel Specialist Court Whelan captured some beautiful video footage of Madagascar’s mammals, reptiles, and insects.  Watch these 30-second clips starring the wildlife of this biodiverse African

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Slideshow: The Beauty of Botswana’s Green Season

Slideshow: The Beauty of Botswana’s Green Season

Emily Deemer April 13, 2014 0

Last month’s post “Botswana’s Green Season vs. Dry Season: When to Go?” was so popular, we wanted to show you what the “green season” looks like with some spectacular Botswana photos. Last year, Nat

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Ten Wild Facts about the “Big Five”

Ten Wild Facts about the “Big Five”

Elissa Poma April 12, 2014 0

The term “Big Five” originally referred to the difficulty in hunting the lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and African buffalo. These five large African mammal species were known to be dangerous and it was considered

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Botswana’s Green Season vs. Dry Season: When to Go?

Botswana’s Green Season vs. Dry Season: When to Go?

WWF March 31, 2014 3

By Marsea Nelson, Guest Blogger Botswana’s dry season—occurring June through September—is traditionally the most popular time to visit the southern Africa nation. Animals are plentiful and easily seen, and the weather is usually pleasant.

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