photography ethics
Wildlife & Nature

A guide to responsible wildlife photography

Wildlife photography is one of the most enjoyable and interesting forms of photography. The best wildlife photographers have the ability to bring nature closer to us and capture places on Earth that might be inaccessible to many. However, one needs to keep in mind the ethics of wildlife photography before indulging in it. Experts or …

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Islands of madagascar
Wildlife & Nature

Unique islands of Madagascar

Located off the eastern coast, Madagascar is approximately the size of France. For about 80 million years, Madagascar had been isolated from the rest of the world. Due to this, the island of Madagascar is known as the eighth continent, prominent for its exotic fauna and flora. More than ninety percent of its wildlife is …

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Congo wildlife safaris
Wildlife & Nature

Best places to see in Congo

Formerly known as Zaire, The Democratic Republic of Congo is presently the second-largest country in Africa. It is a country filled with an abundance of resources and other wonders. Congo is a haven for wildlife and nature enthusiasts. The country has the African Big Five animals which are the lion, leopard, African buffalo, elephants, and rhinoceros. …

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risintinturi
Wildlife & Nature

Famous national parks of Finland

It is no secret that Finland is known for its stunning landscapes- deep lakes, roaring rivers, tranquil forests, sunbathed islands, and snow-covered peaks. Finland is not only a paradise for nature lovers but also mesmerizes those visiting casually. It is one of the best places to experience the rugged wilderness of Europe. While Finland is …

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birds of india
Wildlife & Nature

10 off beat birding places in India

Wildlife experiences in India not only comprise of going on tiger safaris and visiting national parks but also involve birding. India makes up for12 percent of the total number of bird species in the world. There are roughly 1,200 bird species spread across various parts of the country.  From the towering Himalayas to the gentle …

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elephants
Wildlife & Nature

Best places to see elephants in Africa

Elephants are known to be the land’s largest mammals. Despite their massive size, they are often called ‘gentle giants’ due to their humble nature. These animals move safely from one place to another led by the matriarch. While the mother keeps an eye on the baby elephants, sightings of high-spirited teenage elephants are common. Mature …

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origins of african safari
Wildlife & Nature

Origins of African safari

Out of all the places, Africa is chosen as the number one destination to enjoy genuine safaris due to its richness in flora and fauna. African safaris have a huge impact on the continent’s tourism industry. Millions of tourists from all around the globe visit Africa to witness the beautiful wildlife species in the wilderness. …

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lesser known african safari destinations
Wildlife & Nature

Lesser known safari destinations of East Africa

East Africa offers the ultimate safari experience with its beautiful grasslands, colorful local tribes, a variety of wildlife, spectacular scenery, luxurious camps, lodges, and much more. Consisting of countries namely Kenya, Madagascar, Tanzania, Zambia, Uganda, Zimbabwe, and other regions, visitors get to check off their bucket list ranging from famous parks to relaxing beaches. The …

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little 5 of africa
Wildlife & Nature

Little Five of Africa

A typical safari experience in Africa consists of seeing the big game or Big Five animals which are the lion, black rhinoceros, leopard, the African buffalo, and the African bush elephant. The term was coined during colonial times and refers to the five most dangerous animals to encounter during a safari. Spotting the Big Five …

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laikipia plateau
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All about Laikipia Plateau

Known to be the getaway to Northern Kenya, the Laikipia plateau stretches from the slopes of Mount Kenya to the rim of the Great Rift Valley. The vast Laikipia plateau is an idyllic and lesser-visited area, a natural haven consisting of conservancies and traditional ranches. It is an important wildlife area embellished with farms and …

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olduvai gorge
Wildlife & Nature

History of Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania

Olduvai Gorge is the world’s most important paleoanthropological sites in the world. Also known as Oldupai Gorge, it is situated in Tanzania and nestled in between the Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti National Park. This site has proven to be valuable in furthering the understanding and study of human evolution. While visiting Tanzania, a trip …

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history of great rift valley
Wildlife & Nature

The history of Great Rift Valley Kenya

The Great Rift Valley is one of the most well-known rift valley systems on earth. It is a geological and geographical feature that stretches from Lebanon to Mozambique. Much of it falls in Kenya where it has split the country into two parts. The valley contains the world’s finest lakes, mountains, and plains. To experience …

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Animal checklist
Wildlife & Nature

Wildlife checklist of Kenya & Tanzania

Kenya and Tanzania are home to some of the most iconic safari parks on the planet, including Masai Mara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro. They host a plethora of wildlife and birdlife between these parks. We have compiled a combined wildlife and birding checklist for both these countries. The list is not exhaustive but covers most of …

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lemurs of madagascar
Wildlife & Nature

All you need to know about lemurs

Lemurs are exceptionally strange yet equally fascinating animals. Appearing with huge reflective eyes, human-like hands, and long tails, you might have seen some species of lemur in a zoo or in a movie. Although Lemurs are primates and are related to monkeys and apes, they belong to an entirely different primate family tree. Lemurs are …

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blue whale migration
Wildlife & Nature

Migration pattern of blue whales

The blue whale is a magnificent and the largest animal to ever live. This animal reaches lengths of around 110 feet or 33 meters and weighs at least 209 tons or 190 tons. It means that a typical blue whale is half the length of a football field and just about 20 feet longer than …

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Small cats of Africa
Wildlife & Nature

Small cat species of Africa

Undoubtedly, Africa’s big cats are the most sought out animals to spot during safaris. The magnificent lion and the beautiful leopard are part of the popular Big Five. On the other hand, tourists flock around to see the fast cheetah in its natural habitat. Among all of these wild animals, the small cat species are …

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