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The Mighty Tracker

“Quick, look at the bird feeder,” my guy said this morning.

I expected some exotic bird and chuckled to myself, a memory of our youngest son telling me about the huge gray bird with a black head and long, long tail that it was in the driveway last week. 521 more words

Animal Sign

Romania: brown bears

We have seen bears before.  On Vancouver Island we saw black bears on at least two occasions but I never took the opportunity to photograph them.   71 more words

Mammals

March Mammal Madness 2017: School Science Classes Watch Their Brackets

GR:  Love it! I would choose a Wolverine for its strength, stamina, ferocity, and intelligence. Sorry losers.

“It’s a little after 8 a.m. at Wakefield High School in Arlington, Va., and Michelle Harris’ AP Environmental Science class is getting right to it. 179 more words

Nature Conservation

CAPE BLANC, A QUEST FOR THE MEDITERRANEAN MONK SEAL

Mauritania is a unique although seldom visited country, with some stunning landscapes and interesting ancient towns that used to take part of the desert caravan route a long time ago.Their infrastructure is limited.There are not many hotels and just a few roads.Although the country was an unsafe destination a few years ago due to Al-Qaedda activity in its desert area, it’s currently a quite safe destination, with many checkpoints along its main roads. 931 more words

Nature

IFRAN NP, RAMBLING WITH BARBARY MACAQUES

Morocco is an interesting country to visit due to its rich culture and history, with superb ancient cities and little beautiful towns.Food is very delicious, accommodation is pretty good and prices are cheap.Travel is also easy, with good roads and public transportation: bus, train or shared taxis.The latter is the fastest and inexpensive way to go. 530 more words

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Tickling the Feet

I don’t often write about indoor events, but while the rest of the world was out playing in the brisk wind of this late winter day, a few of us gathered inside the community center at… 332 more words

Wonder

NGORONGORO,CALVING TIME

Although the best months to spot wildlife are from July to September, February offers an excellent opportunity to see newborns of zebras and wildebeests.

Common Zebras are animals that usually live in family groups of one adult male (stallion), several females (mares), and their offspring.Several families of zebras join forming large herds. 682 more words

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