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Travel Photo of the Week 14May12 Chitwan, Nepal

This is one of the two genus of elephants that exist, the Indian or sometimes called the Asian elephant -  the other being the African. The easiest way to differentiate between the two is the size of the ears. Elephants … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 8Feb12 Nepal

This week’s Travel Photo of the Week takes us to the steamy grasslands of the Himalayan foothills in southern Nepal to meet a female Asiatic one horn rhino and her calf. These magnificent creatures were photographed cooling off in a … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 8Dec11 Singapore

  Nicobar Pigeons are the closest living relative to the famously extinct Dodo birds. These colorful birds range from the Indian island of Nicobar in the Bay of Bengal, part of the northern range of the Malay archipelago to Thailand, … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 25Oct11 Costa Rica

  We monkey around in this week’s Travel Photo of the Week, a white-faced capuchin monkey in Costa Rica. These intelligent and adorable little primates were named such by European explorers as their white faces and brown bodies were reminiscent … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 28July11 Costa Rica

This week’s Travel Photo of the Week takes us to the misty cloud forests of Monteverde Costa Rica to meet a Blue-Crowned Motmot. Motmots are native to rain forests, cloud forests, and coffee plantations throughout Mexico, Central and South America. … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 06June11 California

In this week’s Travel Photo of the Week we head to the rugged central California coast to visit an elephant seal rookery where two females argue for space. San Simeon’s elephant seal rookery is the southern range of these fascinating … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 21Mar11

This week’s Travel Photo visits the lush rain forests of Costa Rica. Of the list of unusual creatures you may encounter,  the two-toed and the three-toed sloths are among the most adorable. This one was photographed in the Manuel Antonio … Continue reading

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