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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Flying Fish

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Flying Fish

Steve Selden May 31, 2019 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a scene from French Polynesia. Photographer Mark Gottlieb spent an hour on

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Will We Soon Be “Talking” with Dolphins and Whales?

Will We Soon Be “Talking” with Dolphins and Whales?

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 28, 2019 0

Much like us, other animals have “languages” that they use in order to communicate with members of their own species. For example, prairie dogs have developed different “words” to describe various predators—barks, squeals and

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Walking at Sunrise

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Walking at Sunrise

Steve Selden May 24, 2019 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose an egret in Florida. Photographer Henry Jacoby captured this egret fishing in

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Nat Hab Celebrates a Year of Sustainability

Nat Hab Celebrates a Year of Sustainability

Courtney Nachlas May 22, 2019 0

Sustainable travel is coded into Natural Habitat Adventures’ DNA, and 2018 was an exceptional year in taking on conservation projects for our Boulder-based ecotourism company! The infographic below displays some of Nat Hab’s 2018

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Travel Tale: The Environmentalist Elves of Iceland

Travel Tale: The Environmentalist Elves of Iceland

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 21, 2019 0

My guide was dead serious—or, at least, he seemed to be. He told me that there are elves in Iceland. He made this surprising statement while we were in his van, driving to Thingvellir

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Going Home

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Going Home

Steve Selden May 17, 2019 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose an elephant herd in Kenya. Photographer Yochi Levanon captured this amazing image

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Mr. Snuffy | Olaf’s Corner

Mr. Snuffy | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver May 16, 2019 0

This is an unreal tale about an unusual creature in a far-away jungle… About 25 years ago at my old travel company, a member of the sales department picked up a call from a

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Eagles and Ospreys: When Birds of Prey Clash

Eagles and Ospreys: When Birds of Prey Clash

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 14, 2019 0

Proud, powerful and the national symbol of the United States, bald eagles are birds of prey that are extremely territorial during nesting season but highly social at other times. They use their talons to

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