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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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A Great Migration: Sandhill Cranes and Their Very Small Plot of Land

A Great Migration: Sandhill Cranes and Their Very Small Plot of Land

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 25, 2014 12

As I was driving home from the YMCA yesterday, I saw two sandhill cranes near a small pond that sits along the highway, only about a half-mile from my house. They were my first

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Video: Only in Namibia

Video: Only in Namibia

Tania Curry March 4, 2014 1

Only in Namibia can you experience breath-taking landscapes, vibrant populations of lions, cheetahs, rhinos, and elephants, and a nation of people whose livelihoods and future are bound to wildlife’s freedom to roam. Discover the

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A Heart-warming Photo Essay: Kenyans Protecting their Wildlife

A Heart-warming Photo Essay: Kenyans Protecting their Wildlife

Emily Deemer February 10, 2014 0

The New York Times Lens recently featured a heart-warming photo essay highlighting how local communities in Kenya are working to protect their endangered wildlife. In the photo above, a ranger named Kamara is sleeping

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