Manatees and More at Homosassa Springs

Manatees and More at Homosassa Springs
... kayak tour lasts approximately three hours and includes the rental of a kayak, paddle, life jacket, and tour led by an experienced guide and wildlife biologist.  As you paddle through the waters of Crystal River, you will also learn of the flora and fauna  native to the area. A sure way to see manatees is to visit Ellie Shiller Homosassa Springs wildlife State Park (map).  The Park is home to five manatees that can be seen from an underwater viewing area, along with manatee programs held...
January 2nd, 2011 | Jenni Ingersoll | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: adventure, top-feature, wildlife

See You Later Alligator at Gatorland

See You Later Alligator at Gatorland
... curious customers one dollar for a peek at the reptile.  Expanding on this venture, he returned to his Florida property to create a theme park and wildlife preserve. Founded in 1949, chances are you have heard of Gatorland, the oldest attraction in Central Florida.   Perhaps you have even visited this animal adventure park that has provided entertainment to generations of visitors, each one passing through the gaping gator mouth entrance. Situated between Orlando and Kissimmee on Highway 441, Gatorland...
December 7th, 2010 | Jenni Ingersoll | Read More | Comments: 2
Filed under: animals, theme parks, top-feature, wildlife

A Day of Fun, A Lifetime of Preservation

A Day of Fun, A Lifetime of Preservation
... Palm Beach $139 per night Allamanda Room West Palm Beach $139 per night The Loggerhead Marinelife Center displays numerous marine life and local wildlife exhibits within the exhibit hall.    The soft lighting and warm shades of blue on the walls  provide a relaxed setting and create the feel you are swimming underwater.  As you walk through the center you can peer into aquatic displays filled with live salt water creatures.  Pulling open drawers tucked under the displays, reveal a variety...
November 23rd, 2010 | Jenni Ingersoll | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: beach, eco travel, nature, top-feature, wildlife

London’s Wildlife Surprises

London’s Wildlife Surprises
... wild deer I have seen in my life were in London, England. This is not a trick. I’m not going to suddenly add that I saw these deer at a zoo or wildlife park in London, or even some place that happens to be named, “London,” but is really in the middle of the wild. I am actually referring to the famous city, itself. The deer I saw live in Richmond Park (map), a huge park west of London’s city center. The hectic city of London completely disappears in peaceful Richmond Park. London...
June 21st, 2010 | Tui Cameron | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: featuredarticle, park, picnic, wildlife

Cuddle Koalas and Kangaroos at Featherdale Wildlife Park

Cuddle Koalas and Kangaroos at Featherdale Wildlife Park
... Australia, and most want to see kangaroos and koalas. But why just see them, when you can actually interact with these cute creatures? Featherdale wildlife Park has grown to become one of Sydney’s most popular wildlife sanctuaries through its belief that minimal fencing is better for the animals, and the people who come to see to them. A peregrine falcon at Featherdale wildlife Park It’s home to more than 2200 animals from 230 native species including kangaroos, koalas, wombats, wallabies, emus,...
May 13th, 2010 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Family Friendly, featuredarticle, wildlife, zoos

Sydney Photo Friday: Kookaburra Feasting in St Ives

Sydney Photo Friday: Kookaburra Feasting in St Ives
... the impressive architecture or the stunning natural landscape. Instead I love shots like this, the ones featuring some of our gorgeous wildlife residents. This one, snapped in the suburb of St Ives, captures a kookaburra enjoying a tasty feed of tree frog. It might be a bit gruesome, but it’s also very cool. Image source: Dicktay2000 @ Flickr Tags: featuredarticle, Photos, wildlife ...
May 7th, 2010 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: featuredarticle, Photos, wildlife

See Oceans and Save the Oceans

See Oceans and Save the Oceans
... function() { map.setCenter(map._lastCenter); }); } Tags: conservation, Disney Films, featuredarticle, wildlife ...
April 20th, 2010 | Jenni Ingersoll | Read More | Comments: 0
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Endangered Sea Turtles Enjoy Spring Break at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Endangered Sea Turtles Enjoy Spring Break at Disney’s Animal Kingdom
... annual race. While humans enduring the cold were lucky, and merely grabbed a coat or extra blanket for warmth, it was not so easy for much of the wildlife in and around Florida, especially Sea Turtles. Along with the air temperature,  the water temperatures dropped to frigid levels,and the sea turtles risked frostbite.  The cold triggered the metabolism rate of these endangered creatures to lower causing possible life-threatening comas. The team at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, no strangers...
April 7th, 2010 | Jenni Ingersoll | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: Disney's Animal Kingdom, featuredarticle, wildlife

Sydney Photo Friday: Seagulls at Circular Quay

Sydney Photo Friday: Seagulls at Circular Quay
... they help to add character to a very gloomy Circular Quay. Image source: Dicktay2000 @ Flickr Tags: photo, wildlife ...
January 15th, 2010 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: photo, wildlife

Sydney Photo Friday: Cockatoos at Breakfast

Sydney Photo Friday: Cockatoos at Breakfast
... forget that stunning Sydney backdrop behind them! Image source: Snowmanradio/Wikipedia Commons Tags: Photos, wildlife ...
November 27th, 2009 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: Photos, wildlife

The Return of the Snow Geese to Westham Island

The Return of the Snow Geese to Westham Island
... }); } Tags: Attractions, bird sanctuary, featuredarticle, migratory birds, Outdoors & Recreation, wildlife ...
November 5th, 2009 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, bird sanctuary, featuredarticle, migratory birds, Outdoors & Recreation, wildlife

Duncan B.C., City of Totems

... Pacific Northwest Raptors Education Centre is dedicated to the conservation of birds of prey and bird lovers will also enjoy the Somenos Marsh wildlife Refuge, home of more than 200 species. The entire area of this Lake Cowichan District is worth exploring with freshwater lakes, parks and campgrounds as well as several picturesque oceanside villages. The Duncan-Cowicahn Visitors Centre is located at 381 A. Trans Canada Hwy. Tags: Attractions, Family Friendly, First Nations, forestry, History &...
March 23rd, 2009 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 10
Filed under: Attractions, Family Friendly, First Nations, forestry, History & Information, lakes, museums, Outdoors & Recreation, parks, totems, Tours, wildlife

Backyard Habit Program Offered at Camp Long

Over 35,000 acres of Washington wildlife habitat is destroyed by development each year, and whether you view this as progress or destruction, there are things that everyone can do to minimize any negative impact this development has on our environment. I’m a big fan of the Backyard wildlife Sanctuary Program, which was designed to help offset the habitat loss of many of our native wildlife species.  Everyone can be a habitat manager, whether we own our home and surrounding land or rent and...
March 7th, 2009 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: backyard habitat, Camp Long, classes, conservation, Events, History & Information, People - Interesting Local People, Resources, Sound Like a Local - Local "speak", West Seattle, wildlife

BRACKENDALE EAGLE WATCHING

... Information Centre located in downtown Squamish. 604-892-9244 Tags: eagles, easy adventure, ecology, Family Friendly, Outdoors & Recreation, wildlife ...
February 24th, 2009 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: eagles, easy adventure, ecology, Family Friendly, Outdoors & Recreation, wildlife

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