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Where Can You See and Encounter Black Bears

See Black bears: Perhaps no other animal has captured the human imagination like the bear.  References to bears can be found in ancient and modern literature, in folk songs, legends, mythology, children’s stories and cartoons. Bears are among the first animals that children learn to recognize.  Bear folklore is confusing because it is based on cartoons, with teddy bears and...
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Animals of the Amazon

No other place on Earth showcases the diversity of life like the Amazon. The Amazon is a vast region that spans across eight countries, is home to one in ten of all the known animals on earth and contains the largest river basin on the planet. Spanning an area twice the size of India the Amazon Biome is virtually unrivalled...
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All About Encountering Baboons in Africa

Baboons in Africa: The word ‘Baboon’ may originate from the Egyptian god, Babi; Chief of all baboons. In Ancient Egyptian mythology, the Hamadryas baboon was worshiped as a god, associated with wisdom, science and measurement. In Egyptian paintings predating the Common Era, baboons are pictured as pets who even took part in human activities and rituals. Archaeologists have found mummified...
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Best Places to Spot Leopards in Africa

Lookning for the best places to spot Leopards in africa? Africa, home of the largest living animals and the most vicious predators is of course home of the mighty Leopard, only here you can find the best palces to spot Leopards. Follow us on a tour through the continent where humans can see and spot Leopards – Africa! Leopards, the...
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Best Places to See Hippos

Do you want to find out, what the best places to see Hippos in the wild are? Have a look at this article on the best locations for Hippo safaris and adventures.  They are huge vegans with dangerous fighting teeth and show off with the size of their excrement heaps. Hippos produce their own sunscreen and their jaws have the...
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Brown Bear

Brown Bears in the Wild

Brown bears are some of the most majestic and intriguing mammals to roam the earth, they have been widely documented and have appeared in many movies. But how much do we really know about the Brown Bear? Where can you encounter these interesting animals in the wild? What should you do if you ever find yourself face-to-face with a bear?...
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Emergence of wildlife during lockdown

Welcome to the Emergence of wildlife during lockdown. The pandemic has ensured less human interaction and intervention in wildlife. With communities of millions stuck inside during a global pandemic, an absence of human activity has led to an increase in wildlife activity. What some may deem nature ‘reclaiming’ spaces otherwise dictated to tourism destinations. A re-emergence of wildlife during lockdown....
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Spectacular Diving Experiences: The Sardine Run

Sardines migrate from their home off South Africa’s southern coast and travel north-east into the waters of the Wild Coast. An unparalleled concentration of marine predators including seabirds, sharks, game fish and marine mammals follow these shoals on their Sardine Run.
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Whale Shark

Diving with Whale Sharks: The Best Places

“If you ever have a chance to swim with whale sharks, you will never forget this magical experience. You will become an ambassador for the protection of these majestic animals for the rest of your life.” – Volker Bassen Whale Sharks are the largest fish in the world – gentle giants of great beauty. It is guaranteed to be one...
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Best Places to Dive and Swim with Dolphins

Are you looking for the best places to swim with dolphins? Imagine jumping into a crystal clear water where smiling faces that are eager for the next fun adventure are waiting for you. They are curious about who you are and what to expect from you. Are you curious as to how they will react to you when you join...
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Top 10 Animal Encounters in Europe After Corona

Interested what the Top 10 Animal Encounters in Europe after Corona are? The Corona Virus has deprived us from our human rights to venture out into the world and discover other species during unforgettable adventures.  We see it as our duty to bring the most exciting European wildlife encounters back into your reach.  Please follow us to the most thrilling...
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Where to See Orangutans in the Wild

Do you want to know where you can see Orangutans on our planet? We have searched everywhere for you to find the best places to see Orangutans in the wild. Orangutans belong to the great apes along with gorillas and chimpanzees. Surprisingly, orangutans are the only great apes that are not found on the African continent. In their social behaviour...
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Encountering The Polar Bear: King of the Arctic

Why not turn your dreams for 2020 into a reality with an Arctic tour, encountering the Polar Bear… Inuit culture has celebrated the Nanook, (a north-popularized word for ‘ Polar Bear’), as the master of bears. The Polar Bear was thought to be the overseer of Inuit hunting trips and their success . Polar bears represent  importance to the Inuit...
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Best Places to See Lions

Are you looking for the Best Places to see Lions? Seeing a Lion without a cage or bars around it is something very different. Many people see Lions in Zoos or Animal Parks around the world everyday, but being able to witness the beauty of the “King of the African Wildlife” in the wild is really something to remember.  So...
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Lion Walk

Lion Walk: Everything you need to know

Are you looking for a lion walk? Walking with lions definitely belongs to one of the craziest encounters you can imagine. But what exactly is it all about and can your really walk next to a Lion in the wild? We collected everything you need to know about walking with Lions! Read the entire article or skip to the section...
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Best Places to Swim or Dive with Orcas

Did you ever wondered where do best places to swim or dive with Orcas are? We collected all the informations you need to be ready for your orca expedition.  When you hear the word killer whale, you immediately have the image of a vicious hunter in your head, fearsome and unscrupulous. However, these animals are definitely not what many people...
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The Great White Shark

Great White Shark Diving: Best Places

Have you ever wondered how it is to dive with one of the most popular sharks in the world? We collected where you need to go and what to expect from Great White Shark Diving.  A breathtaking adventure is waiting for your, while you just need to decide where to go.  In this article, you learn about Great White Sharks...
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Top 10 Safari Parks in Africa

Can’t decide where do you want to start your next (or first) safari in africa? We collected the top 10 safari parks in africa places to see wild african animals in their natural habitat. A safari (Swahili: journey) in one of Africa’s national parks is an exciting thing: many people can observe a larger number of wild animals in their...
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Visit Alpacas in South America

Alpacas in South America: 2020 has challenged plans for travel and animal encounters, but slowly we are emerging beyond a horizon of the corona virus and what better time than now to start planning your dream animal encounters around the globe. You can start with a visit to the South American Andean regions that are home to the beautiful, quirky...
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Best places to see the Big 5

While every person coming to Africa on safari has their sights set on the Big 5 – African Elephant, Cape Buffalo, Lion, Black Rhino, and Leopard – Africa has much more than just those majestic five animals to see. In fact, there are almost 150 species of mammal, just under 120 species of reptile and over 500 species of bird...
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See Elephants: Where to Observe Wild Elephants

Do you want to see Elephants? Fascinated by the beauty, yet the power of the largest land mammal in the world? Ever wondered what it could be like to be up close and personal with an elephant so large, yet so thoughtful? A true adventure surely awaits you. They say an elephant never forgets. What they don’t tell you is,...
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Interesting Birds Around the World

Birds are some of the most interesting but under-recognized animals around the world. Each bird adapts in different ways to its surroundings and is unique to its home continents characteristics. This blog will take a macro perspective on 7 interesting birds which are unique to their particular continent and why you should consider going to visit them.  Birds of South...
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Big Cats and Where to See Them

The term “big cats” is typically used to refer to any of the five living members of the genus Panthera, namely the Lion, Leopard, ( African and Snow Leopard), Jaguar and the Tiger. Of which, all besides the snow leaoprd are famous for their ability to roar. In addition to these Big Cats, we have decided to cover other loved...
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All about wildlife in Greece

When you think about traveling to Greece, what pops into your head first? The rich culture and history, beaches, island living, the food and wine? Definitely not the wildlife in Greece? I bet you didn’t think: the place with the highest biodiversity in all of Europe. That’s right; Greece has so much more to offer on top of its stunning...
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See Rhinos in the Wild: A Complete Guide

Welcome to See Rhinos in the Wild: A Complete Guide. We have searched for you for the best places to see Rhinos.  Rhinos belong to the ‘old ones’ on our planet. Just like elephants and hippos, they are the surviving representatives of a group of animals that was once very species-rich and diverse: the megaherbivores, or large herbivores. Unfortunately, for...
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Tiger Safari or Tour: All you need to know

Looking for a Tiger Safari or Tour where you can see wild Tigers in their natural environment? We collected the best Tiger tours, safaris or encounters – have a look!  Jump to any section or read the full article about Tiger Safaris around the world. Get to know TigersTiger Endangerment How dangerous are Tigers? Best Places to see Tigers Tigers in Zoos and...
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Where to See Giraffes

Do you want to see giraffes in their natural habitat? Are you fascinated by their grace as they roam carelessly throughout the plains of Africa? Have you ever wondered what it must feel like to spot a giraffe herd somewhere in the wild?  We have done the research for you. Where are the best places to see giraffes in the...
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Iberian Lynx

Best Places to See Lynx

Can’t wait to see the iconic Iberian Lynx? We selected the Best Places to See Lynx in the wild. A nomadic, nocturnal and solitary animal: it is only socialised during the rutting season, in the first months of the year. Litters are usually between 2 and 4 puppies. Although in winter they have activity during the whole day, as soon...
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Where to see Manatees and Dugongs

Have you ever wanted to experience a Manatee or a Dugong while diving, snorkeling or on a boat close up in their natural habitat? We have done the research and show you the best places to meet Dugongs and Manatees or even swim with them.  Sea-cows are considered vulnerable to extinction. A number of international laws are in place to...
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Tour Zambia: All you need to know

As soon as travel opens up in the heart of Africa, Zambia should be on your top pickings to visit first! Here is why we believe you need to Tour Zambia. Did you know that Zambia has been voted the safest country on the continent? With unspoiled landscapes of indigenous flora and fauna, contrasted against the traditional richness in culture...
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Wildebeest Migration: The Complete Guide

Would you like to see one of the fascinating natural phenomena of our time? Then follow the wildebeest migration in the Serengeti with this complete guide. A unique spectacle. An African legend says that God assembled the wildebeest from leftover parts. That sounds harsh. Of course, they are not the beautiest of all animals of the Serengeti, but imagine, wildebeests...
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Pangolins: The Complete Guide

Have you ever wondered what exactly a Pangolin is? What does it look like? Where do these interesting animals come from? You’re in the perfect place. We’ll take a look at all the ins and outs of this little scaly creatures’ life, where we can go to see it in the wild and what we can do to protect and...
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Where can you see Koalas

Have you ever asked yourself where you could see koalas? We collected the best places for you to see koalas in the wild, in a koala sanctuary, or park. Have a look at our newest article to meet one of the cutest animals on the Australian continent.  Our slow moving koala is a triumph of evolution, able to survive and...
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Mountain Gorilla Trekking

All about Mountain Gorilla Trekking

Have you ever wondered what it is like to stand next to a fully grown silverback gorilla with a weight of nearly 200 kg? Seeing these gentle giants in their natural habitat is one thing no one should miss. We collected everything you need to know about mountain gorilla trekking and safaris in Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of...
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Bull Shark with Divers

The Best Places to Dive With Bull Sharks

Do you want to look for the best places to dive with bull sharks? Bull Sharks are said to be one of the most dangerous sharks for men around the globe.  Out of the 400 or so species of sharks there are only a handful which are commonly made responsible for most shark attacks on people. Among great whites and...
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Best Places to Swim with Sea Turtles

Would you love to swim with sea turtles? These endearing and cute creatures have and continue to win legions of fans from around the world. Imagine diving into the clear blue ocean with your snorkel, swimming side by side with these gracious, calm sea dwellers. Sea turtles have been around for more than 150 million years and spend approximately 95%...
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The Best Places to See Jaguars

Are you looking for the best places to see jaguars? The word “Jaguar” is derived from the indigenous Latin American word ‘ Yaguar’, which can be translated into to, ” he who kills in just one leap”. In Mayan mythology, the jaguar was revered for his connection to the ominous ‘Underworld’, and thus became a symbol for the darkness of night, contrasted...
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Encounter Wild Cheetahs: A Complete Guide

If you have been dreaming of encountering wild cheetahs in their natural habitat, then look no further than our Complete Guide to Encounter Wild Cheetahs. Have a look at our newest article to meet this enigmatic feline and find out more about where you can find them in the wild! You can read the entire article or jump to any...
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Where to see the Big 5 of India

“THE GREATNESS OF A NATION AND ITS MORAL PROGRESS CAN BE JUDGED BY THE WAY ITS ANIMALS ARE TREATED.”– Mahatma Ghandi. Ever heard about the Big 5 of India? These are the most visited and subsequently the most protected animals of Indian wildlife. They consist of the Bengal tiger, Asiatic lion, Indian leopard, Great One-horned Rhino and the Indian Elephant....
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Top 10 Multi-day Horseback treks

Whether you’re exploring ancient trails in Peru, blazing a trail along virgin desert plains of the Sahara Desert in Tunisia, immersing yourself in the local cultures of Lesotho or riding past the geological wonders of glaciers and volcanoes in Iceland. Multi-day horseback treks offer exhilarating and environmentally sustainable ways to explore some of the world’s most incredible landscapes. 800 You...
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When and Where to Dive with Tiger Sharks

Diving with tiger sharks is one of the most exciting animal encounters we know of. Unlike tigers on land, tiger sharks generally do not see us as prey. Imagine submerging into the blue, knowing that soon you will encounter one of the most efficient predators on this planet. A predator you are going to meet eye-to-eye with equal respect for...
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Blue Shark Diving

Where to Dive with Blue Sharks

Have you ever wondered how it is to dive with one of the most curious, yet gentle sharks in the world? A mesmerizing adventure is waiting for you. We collected where to dive with blue sharks. We have done all the research for you, to help you discovering blue sharks in their natural habitat.  In this article, you learn all about...
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Best Places to Dive with Hammerhead Sharks

Are you looking for the best places to dive with hammerhead sharks?  Diving with hammerhead sharks is one of the ultimate scuba diving experiences.  You’ll never forget the first time you come face to face with this bizarre creature.  They look like something out of a science fiction movie. To see one is impressive, to see swarms of them cruising...
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Stranded in Virunga National Park: a COVID-19 experience like no other

Read further to find out more about an intrepid couple that got stranded in Virunga National Park. Have you ever wondered what it must be like to pack up your life for a year and do an overland trip throughout Africa? How about what it must feel like to get stuck in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on...
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