International Whale Shark Day 2015

August 30, 2015 marks the 7th International Whale Shark Day. It’s a day to celebrate the world’s largest fish and to promote conservation for this charismatic ocean giant. We recently…

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Corpse Flower Blooms at Denver Botanic Gardens

Overnight, Colorado's most famous plant bloomed.  This marks the first time a corpse flower (Amorphophallus titanum), native to Sumatra, has bloomed in the Rocky Mountain region.  The staff at Denver…

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The Best Place To Swim with Whale Sharks

From May to September, the Whale Shark Biosphere Reserve becomes a feeding ground for large congregations of whale sharks. The reserve is about an hour by boat from Isla Mujeres,…

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Galapagos Big 15

Maybe you’ve heard of Africa’s Big Five (buffalo, rhino, elephant, lion and leopard). The Big Five was coined by big game hunters and refers to the five most difficult species…

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