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Top 5 Exhibits at London’s Sea Life Aquarium

Located on London’s south bank across the Thames from the Parliament buildings and in the old county hall you’ll find London’s Sea Life Aquarium.  Home to around 500 species, London’s Sea Life Aquarium is a pleasant way to escape the rain and enjoy the beautiful world of life in the sea. In the shadow of the London…

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3 Bio-Diverse Hotspots

3 Bio-Diverse Hotspots A bio-diverse hotspot is a region meeting two strict criteria: it must contain at least 1500 endemic (not found anywhere else) plant species and it has to have lost at least 70% of its primary vegetation. There are 35 bio-diverse hotspots across the globe that cover just over 2% of the Earth but support…

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Photo Essay: Jaguar Cove

Photo Essay of Woodland Park Zoo’s Jaguar Cove My favourite enclosure at the Woodland Park Zoo is also probably one of my favourite exhibits of all time – Jaguar Cove. I stared in awe as there in the distance, among the dense rain forest was a stunning jaguar.  He looked around and then stepped out…

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Top 10 Wildlife Experiences

Top 10 Wildlife Experiences 1. Great Migration Known as one of the New 7 Wonders of the World, Africa’s Great Migration is a never-ending pilgrimage for over a million animals in East Africa.  From Tanzania’s Serengeti Plains to Kenya’s Masai Mara National Park over a million animals, from wildebeest to zebra as well as gazelle, all make the…

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My Durrell Dream Come True

The story of a girl whose dream came true…   I’ve always been passionate about animals and have been inspired over time by a select few naturalists, conservationist and forward thinkers. The list includes the likes of icons in the field like Dian Fossey, George and Joy Adamson, as well as the man with the…

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Into the Forests of Woodland Park Zoo

The final two regions of the Woodland Park Zoo are the Tropical Rain Forest and Temperate Forest. In the Tropical Rain Forest exhibit you’ll find various animals that call Central and South America home like ocelot, poison arrow dart frogs, toucans as well as Africa rain forest species like lemurs and gorillas.  The Tropical Rain…

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Woodland Park Zoo: From Dragons to Bears

The Woodland Park Zoo is sectioned into regions; African Savanna, Tropical Asia, Australasia, Northern Trail, Tropical Rain Forest and Temperate Forest.  In this post you’ll discover the animals and exhibits that call the zoo’s Australasia and Northern Trail exhibits home. One of the most endangered and majestic animals of Asia, the snow leopard, also calls the…