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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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Giant Plant Eats Rodents

Giant Plant Eats Rodents

James Dziezynski August 20, 2009 0

From the news of the wild comes this story from the Philippines about a pitcher plant (similar to the infamous Venus Fly Trap) that actually devours small rodents–and any other living thing unfortunate enough

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On Holiday! 3 Adventures for the Winter Weary

On Holiday! 3 Adventures for the Winter Weary

Megan Koelemay August 18, 2009 0

Are you a procrastinator? Have you not booked your annual holiday trip yet? No worries! We still have space on a select few Holiday Nature Expeditions. Escape the cold winter months and journey to

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Polar Bear Photo Tour – More Than Bears!

Polar Bear Photo Tour – More Than Bears!

James Dziezynski August 17, 2009 0

Part of the fun of updating the NHA website is browsing through our photo archives and slideshows. The incredible northern lights image above is from our Polar Bear Photo Tour adventure.  Arctic pastels paint

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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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How to Avoid Buying Illegal Souvenirs

How to Avoid Buying Illegal Souvenirs

Megan Koelemay August 7, 2009 0

Every year, millions of tourists in the Caribbean and Mexico buy wildlife curios as souvenirs - often without any inkling that they are supporting unsustainable and illegal wildlife. Check out www.worldwildlife.org/goodbuy to learn more

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