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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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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…

8 Animal Myths Debunked

Down through the ages people have passed along their fears, phobias and misconceptions concerning animals.  Most fears and phobias stem from a sense of the unknown; a fear of what you don’t know or understand.  In turn, misconceptions are drawn.  And so I’ve chosen from the plethora of animal myths that I’ve faced over the years…

Extreme Animal Adaptations

Across the globe there is a wide assortment of environments.  From the searing heat of Africa’s desert to the numbing cold of Antarctica’s wide open expanse.  Within these extreme environments, as well as relatively calm ones, there are certain species that have evolved extreme adaptations to eke out an existence there. EXTREME Dads Probably the…