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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Vitelline Masked Weaver

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Vitelline Masked Weaver

Kendal Yoakum May 1, 2015 0

Every Friday we choose our favorite photo of the week from our new Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose this Vitelline Masked Weaver in Tanzania. Photographer Marian Herz says he watched this

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Think you’re not a birder? A trip to Costa Rica may change your mind!

Think you’re not a birder? A trip to Costa Rica may change your mind!

Natural Habitat Adventures April 27, 2015 0

This travel tale is brought to you by Sarah Knight, Pre-Trip Services Manager at Natural Habitat Adventures. For people who don’t think they are into birding, a visit to a destination like Costa Rica

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Photo Journal: When Scotland Hits You Hard

Photo Journal: When Scotland Hits You Hard

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 9, 2015 21

Scotland gave me a right punch to the head. And I don’t mean metaphorically. I expected to be awed by its rugged coasts and Iron Age forts. I just didn’t anticipate the real, knock-you-down

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Photo Journal: Art on Alcatraz, a National Park Unit

Photo Journal: Art on Alcatraz, a National Park Unit

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 26, 2015 7

National Park Week in April always inspires stories and reflections on our favorite national parks, especially the well-known ones, such Yellowstone National Park, the Grand Canyon and Glacier National Park. But the 407 National

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Video: Great Blue Heron Brawl

Video: Great Blue Heron Brawl

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 5, 2015 3

As I’ve mentioned before in this column, one of the best things about writing it is being able to read the thoughtful comments, criticisms and discussions that result. Two weeks ago, I wrote about two,

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Traveling in New Zealand: Separated by the Same Language

Traveling in New Zealand: Separated by the Same Language

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 15, 2015 6

When you first start exploring beyond your home ground, you tend to see everything in relationship to where you live: what’s different, what’s similar, what’s unheard of and what’s exactly the same. I suppose

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