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Behind the Lens: Preparing to Take Photos on a Wildlife Tour

Behind the Lens: Preparing to Take Photos on a Wildlife Tour

Elissa Poma September 21, 2009 1

This is the first in an occasional series about nature and wildlife photography. One of the biggest shames that professional photographer Steven Morello sees time and time again on nature tours is a traveler forgetting—accidentally

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Blue-footed Boobies, Giant Tortoises, and More: The Galapagos Islands! (save $750!)

Blue-footed Boobies, Giant Tortoises, and More: The Galapagos Islands! (save $750!)

Megan Koelemay August 26, 2009 3

One out of every five guests who travel with us go to the Galapagos. We know why: It is an otherworldy, primordial, and magical place of beauty. Save $750 now on our Galapagos adventures!

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Discover elephant seals and more on California’s wild central coast

Discover elephant seals and more on California’s wild central coast

Wendy Redal August 24, 2009 2

A male elephant seal might be one of the funniest-looking animals on the planet. Unlike their conventional cousins, elephant seals are distinguished by their giant, bulbous nose, a pendulous schnozz that inflates with air

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Birdy Bop

Birdy Bop

James Dziezynski August 12, 2009 1

Once all that singing is done, some birds like to get down and boogie. Researchers who study animal intelligence say that birds’ ability to keep time to music is a major cognitive breakthrough — we think

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Giant Panda Habitats Destroyed by Earthquake

Giant Panda Habitats Destroyed by Earthquake

Megan Koelemay August 10, 2009 0

A recent article on CNN.com cites a report that China's Sichuan earthquake of last May destroyed a quarter of wild giant pandas' habitat, and some 60% of giant pandas overall were affected by the

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Save $500 on our Kingdom of the Monarchs Trip!

Save $500 on our Kingdom of the Monarchs Trip!

Megan Koelemay August 4, 2009 10

Observe the amazing migration of 300 million monarch butterflies in the highlands of Mexico, and take advantage of our "2010 Economic Climate Change Stimulus Plan" while you're at it! Save $500 now with our

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