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Eastern Cougars Declared Extinct. Will It Help Reintroduction Efforts?

Eastern Cougars Declared Extinct. Will It Help Reintroduction Efforts?

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 30, 2018 6

Eastern cougars (Puma concolor couguar) were officially declared extinct last week, on January 22, 2018. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has now removed them from the Endangered Species list, where they had been

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Traveler Story: Glacier National Park Adventure

Traveler Story: Glacier National Park Adventure

Natural Habitat Adventures January 29, 2018 0

“We had guides who would make everything ‘come alive’ for us as we gazed upon it, whether it be plants or animals or lakes or waterfalls or stunning sunsets or mountains with Native American

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Traveler Story: A Beluga Whale Tour to Remember

Traveler Story: A Beluga Whale Tour to Remember

Natural Habitat Adventures January 28, 2018 0

—By Nat Hab Traveler Jo Ostrov | Beluga Whales & Arctic Wildlife of Churchill  We bump along the surface of the water. Hundreds of beluga whales are at the mouth of the Churchill River, which empties into

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Traveler Photos: Grizzly Bear Families in Alaska

Traveler Photos: Grizzly Bear Families in Alaska

Natural Habitat Adventures January 27, 2018 0

Each summer in southwest Alaska, the tidal flats and rivers of Katmai National Park swell with an abundance of clams and salmon, attracting scores of brown bears all along this remote, wild coastline. These

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Silverback Gorilla in Africa

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Silverback Gorilla in Africa

Kendal Bower January 26, 2018 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we selected a silverback mountain gorilla striking a pose. Photographer Benjamin Thomas took this

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Traveler Story: Adventures ‘Round Iceland

Traveler Story: Adventures ‘Round Iceland

Natural Habitat Adventures January 25, 2018 0

“From whale watching in the Westfjords, to an early morning Zodiac cruise in a glacier lagoon, to puffin photos on the rocks near Reynisdrangar Rocks, our journey ‘Round Iceland was an amazing collection of

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Top Apps to Download Before Your Galapagos Tour

Top Apps to Download Before Your Galapagos Tour

Natural Habitat Adventures January 24, 2018 0

By Jess Signet I had dreamed about a trip to the Galapagos long before my feet ever touched down on the island soil. A long time ago, I had a pen pal, Michael, from Ecuador whose

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Botswana Travel Etiquette—What You Need To Know Before Your Safari

Botswana Travel Etiquette—What You Need To Know Before Your Safari

Peter Davis Krahenbuhl January 23, 2018 0

By Peter Davis Krahenbuhl Botswana safaris are evocative of a bygone era, when the African wilderness was uncrowded and synonymous with exhilarating adventure. If you are thinking of heading to this incredible land of

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