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A Day at the Zoo

One of the advantages to living in San Diego is that it is home to one of the world’s greatest zoos. We spent the day at the San Diego Zoo today, and it truly is an amazing place. The exhibits are outstanding, and the collection of animals is mind-blowing. But it’s hard to visit without(…)

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A Day at the Zoo

One of the advantages to living in San Diego is that it is home to one of the world’s greatest zoos. We spent the day at the San Diego Zoo today, and it truly is an amazing place. The exhibits are outstanding, and the collection of animals is mind-blowing. But it’s hard to visit without(…)

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Depressing, isn’t it?

We’ve always been conservationists, and we’ve always spent a great deal outdoors hiking, backpacking, climbing, camping, traveling, you name it. We’ve traveled all through the United States, and someday we hope to see some of the more exotic areas of the planet. But the way things are going, well, there is less and less to(…)

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Better check those suitcases

Let’s hear it for the Thai Customs: acting on a tip, 451 turtles were confiscated from a passenger flight from Bangladesh at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport. Unbelievably, the turtles were stuffed into suitcases. Along with the turtles authorities found 7 freshwater crocodiles.   The low-life scumbag who smuggled the wildlife ran off before being caught. But(…)

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Scotland Whale Disaster in the Making?

100 pilot whales may be in danger of being stranded in a sea loch in the Western Isles. A pod of whales, many of which are bearing severe head injuries, possibly from previous attempts to stand themselves on the rocky shore, are circling the area in apparent confusion.   Experts worry that should any of(…)

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