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Incredible Wildlife Sightings in Brazil’s Pantanal

Incredible Wildlife Sightings in Brazil’s Pantanal

Emily Goodheart Kautz March 11, 2019 0

Cassiano (Zapa) Zaparoli is an expert photographer and beloved Expedition Leader for Natural Habitat Adventures. He spent his childhood on his grandparent’s farm in the Brazilian rain forest, and after receiving a degree in Tourism

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The Four Sisters & The Valley of Nine Villages: <br> China’s Mythic Creatures & Wild Landscapes

The Four Sisters & The Valley of Nine Villages:
China’s Mythic Creatures & Wild Landscapes

Emily Goodheart Kautz March 9, 2019 0

Jiuzhaigou Valley and Nature Reserve, deep in the Minshan Mountains, is a veritable fairyland, resplendent with blooming orchids, 220 species of singing birds, primeval forests and cascading waterfalls. Jiuzhaigou translates to “valley of nine villages,”

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Fernandina Giant Tortoise Found After <br> 113 Years of ‘Extinction’

Fernandina Giant Tortoise Found After
113 Years of ‘Extinction’

Emily Goodheart Kautz February 22, 2019 0

More great news for the Galapagos! A species of giant tortoise, believed to have been extinct for the past 113 years, has been found on the island of Fernandina. This historic discovery comes a

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From Research to Ranomafana: <br> Lemur Conservation in Madagascar

From Research to Ranomafana:
Lemur Conservation in Madagascar

Emily Goodheart Kautz February 21, 2019 0

I sat in the middle of the woods, waterproof notebook in hand, the pitter patter of raindrops falling around me. Out of the corner of my eye, a red ruffed lemur popped its long

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Snow Leopards and Sacred Mountains: Buddhist Monks Lead the Way in Conservation

Snow Leopards and Sacred Mountains: Buddhist Monks Lead the Way in Conservation

Emily Goodheart Kautz February 9, 2019 0

In Search of the Snow Leopard, Peter Matthiessen The now across the river glows, and the rocks and peaks, the serpentine black stream, and snows, sky, stars, the firmament—all ring like the bell of the

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Inspiring Iceland: Five Facts About the Land of Ice & Fire

Inspiring Iceland: Five Facts About the Land of Ice & Fire

Emily Goodheart Kautz February 7, 2019 0

1. Waterfalls and Hidden Wonders From cascading waterfalls to glistening glaciers, Iceland is full of hidden wonders waiting to be discovered by the adventurous traveler. Slumbering volcanoes and labyrinths of caves await exploration at

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Fifteen Fascinating Facts About Lemurs

Fifteen Fascinating Facts About Lemurs

Emily Goodheart Kautz January 28, 2019 0

1. Lemurs are only found on the island of Madagascar, located about 250 miles off the coast of Africa, and the Comoro Islands, a volcanic archipelago just to the northwest. 2. Lemurs rafted to

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Great News for the Galapagos: Land Iguana Brought Back from Extinction on Santiago

Great News for the Galapagos: Land Iguana Brought Back from Extinction on Santiago

Emily Goodheart Kautz January 24, 2019 0

The new year rang in a landmark win for conservation in the Galapagos as land iguanas were reintroduced to Santiago Island for the first time in 184 years. One of the last people to

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