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Sustainable Farm Contributes to Galapagos Giant Tortoise Conservation

Sustainable Farm Contributes to Galapagos Giant Tortoise Conservation

Emily Goodheart Kautz October 31, 2019 0

Roberto Plaza is the owner of Montemar, a sustainable farm on Santa Cruz Island dedicated to Galapagos giant tortoise conservation. In 2010, Roberto and his wife, Reyna, began growing Arabic coffee on abandoned pasture

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The Footsteps of Large Animals Fill Landscapes with Life

The Footsteps of Large Animals Fill Landscapes with Life

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 29, 2019 0

When you weigh anywhere from 1,000 to 14,000 pounds, you tend to leave huge, deep footprints wherever you walk. But more than just evidence of your passing through, those footprints, it turns out, can

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New Rhino Discovery Itinerary on <br> Secluded Botswana Safari

New Rhino Discovery Itinerary on
Secluded Botswana Safari

Emily Goodheart Kautz October 26, 2019 0

Are you wild about rhinos? Travelers who are passionate about these rare pachyderms will rejoice at Nat Hab’s new Rhino Discovery Itinerary on select Secluded Botswana Safaris. These special departures offer an inside look

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Hey There!

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Hey There!

Steve Selden October 25, 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 heron reflection image from Florida. Photographer Linn Smith captured this beautiful

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Traveler Story: The Pantanal’s Wonders in Photos

Traveler Story: The Pantanal’s Wonders in Photos

Natural Habitat Adventures October 23, 2019 0

Nat Hab travelers Gary and Myrna Paige recently journeyed with us to experience Jaguars & Wildlife of Brazil’s Pantanal and shared these stunning photos of their adventure.  “My introduction to photography arrived with my first

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Video: Iceland at Its Most Elemental

Video: Iceland at Its Most Elemental

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 22, 2019 0

There’s a myth that Iceland got its name because Viking settlers didn’t want people flocking to their verdant island. They wanted to make sure that their descriptor for the place would deter interlopers and

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Friends or Foe

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Friends or Foe

Steve Selden October 18, 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 photo of giraffes in Namibia. Photographer Christine McCardle took this shot

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Grand Teton National Park Photo-Essay: from Marmots to Moose and Pikas to Pronghorn

Grand Teton National Park Photo-Essay: from Marmots to Moose and Pikas to Pronghorn

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 15, 2019 0

While there are higher mountains in North America, perhaps none are more dramatic than those in the Teton Range. Grand Teton Mountain rises almost 7,000 feet straight up from the Jackson Hole Valley, with no

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