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Galapagos Islands: the living museum of evolution | Society

The Galapagos IslandsLocated a thousand kilometers off the coast of Ecuador, they represent the second largest marine reserve on the planet and it is also the second archipelago with the highest volcanic activity after Hawaii. The archipelago is made up of 13 large islands with an area of ​​more than …

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South African lodge introduces kid-friendly activities

Lepogo Lodges’ Noka Camp, one of Africa‘s few entirely not-for-profit safari lodges, has announced it will start offering an exciting array of new child-friendly activities. The luxurious safari camp, set within the nearly 125,000-acre, malaria-free Lapalala Wilderness Reserve and home to the Big Five, has introduced activities such as fun-fueled …

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Enjoy the sights of the Serengeti at these 5 Texas drive-thru safaris

When you’re ready to tackle an adventure beyond your own backyard, consider an African safari, Texas style. Enjoy the sights of the Serengeti from the comfort of your car when you motor through these Texas drive-thru safaris. Fossil Rim Wildlife Center Opened to public tours in 1984, Fossil Rim is …

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– South Africa’s Live Wild Animal Trade to China Exposed | ENS

  By Andreas Wilson-Spath CAPE TOWN, South Africa, May 26, 2020 (ENS) – Chimpanzees, Bengal tigers, wolves, wild dogs and lions are among thousands of endangered wild animals exported from South Africa to China, sometimes in contravention of regulations imposed by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), …

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OKC Zoo celebrates World Turtle Day® on May 23 – City

Story by Darla Shelden on May 22, 2020 . Click on author name to view all articles by this author. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry   By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA …

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Hammerhead fin trade in Hong Kong traced to eastern Pacific

For the first time, researchers have traced the origins of shark fins from the retail market in Hong Kong back to the location where the sharks were first caught. This will allow them to identify “high-risk” supply chains for illegal trade and better enforce international trade regulations. Marine Scientist Demian …

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South Sudan: An unexplored Eden of biodiversity – The Jakarta Post

The light plane banked sharply to circle back over the plains. The pilot had spotted something below: antelope, first one, then many, the stragglers of a million-strong migration across this vast wilderness. But there are other wonders out here on the savanna. A trio of extremely rare Nubian giraffe lumber …

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It’s World Turtle Day and the OKC Zoo is celebrating

The OKC Zoo is a conservation partner of the Turtle Survival Alliance and actively supports the organization’s goal of zero turtle extinctions. With projects in turtle hot spots around the world, including Belize, Madagascar, India, China, Bangladesh and Myanmar, the TSA is a recognized force for turtle conservation globally. Efforts are …

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Pandemic upends life on isolated Galapagos Islands

article In this May 2, 2020 photo, a sea lion sits outside a hotel that is closed because of the new coronavirus pandemic, in San Cristobal, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. (AP Photo/Adrian Vasquez) SAN CRISTOBAL, Ecuador (AP) — Before the coronavirus, sudden life-threatening ailments among tourists, fishermen and others on the Galapagos …

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How virtual safaris are filling in for wildlife – Support to wildlife

In a report filed by AP, wildlife tourism is a major source of revenue for countries like Kenya. Some operators are now sharing live broadcasts of safaris on social media in the hope that attention to endangered and other species doesn’t fade. In pic – In this photo, staff wearing …

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