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Protecting Panda Habitat: China’s First Land Trust Reserve

Protecting Panda Habitat: China’s First Land Trust Reserve

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 19, 2013 2

When images of a wild giant panda gnawing on a takin carcass in China’s Sichuan Province were recently captured on motion-sensor cameras, researchers were caught by surprise. Although pandas are technically carnivores, their diets

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Video: The Right Whale Encounter

Video: The Right Whale Encounter

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 22, 2012 6

The most rare of all large whales, right whales were given their common name by whalers, who identified them as the “right whales” to kill. At 50 feet long and weighing 70 tons, right

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Video: The Lion and the Photographer

Video: The Lion and the Photographer

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 30, 2012 8

Every photographer—amateur and professional—who’s been on a Natural Habitat Adventures trip is familiar with that catch-in-the-throat feeling when a wild animal comes within close range of your camera lens. And if you’re quiet and

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Does Adventure Today Mean Going Retro?

Does Adventure Today Mean Going Retro?

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 5, 2012 7

British explorer and Royal Navy officer Robert Falcon Scott reached the South Pole on January 17, 1912. A hundred years later, on January 17, 2012, in honor of this historic adventure, the National Geographic

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Predator vs. Prey: An Extraordinary Moment on Film

Predator vs. Prey: An Extraordinary Moment on Film

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 9, 2010 1

When the nature series Planet Earth premiered on TV in the United States in 2007, it featured groundbreaking photography, such as this piece of film showing a great white shark catching a seal. This

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Wildlife Photo: Smiling Grizzly Cub

Wildlife Photo: Smiling Grizzly Cub

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 19, 2010 0

Is this grizzly cub smiling? Possibly, according to bear behavioralist Else Poulsen. In an article published in National Geographic magazine in 2016, Poulsen was quoted as saying: “Bears smile just like we do. They pull each

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