The Przewalski’s Horse is the only true wild horse on earth. To see it outside of captivity, you can come to this national park in Mongolia.
You may know of cat cafes but what about the latest trend in Tokyo – owl cafes? Spend an hour holding and patting these magnificent birds. Only in Japan!
Turtle conservation work At turtle headquarters, it’s quite appropriate that things move slowly. Maybe it’s because of an affinity with the animal, maybe it’s the way of the beach culture, or, most likely, it’s just because it’s South America. Life for my week volunteering with a turtle conservation group on the Uruguayan coast had its […]
Sea turtle conservation For four days the sea turtles had been evading us and this was our last chance. We feared if we didn’t catch one today then we would leave this little stretch of the Uruguayan coast with a sense of disappointment… perhaps even failure. It was time to battle the waves for one […]
The turtles along Sri Lanka’s southern coast are threatened by human activity. But these local turtle hatcheries are trying to save them.
It seems odd to me, but for people in Tokyo a cat cafe is the perfect way to spend time with animals which they’re not allowed in their apartments.
New Orleans swamp tour From the waters, rises new life. When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, it brought devastation, killing almost 2000 people and causing more than 80 billion dollars of damage. Just outside the city, though, the natural disaster has had an unexpected benefit. The swamplands surrounding the city are an important biological microcosm, […]
Visitors can’t normally go here but let me take you behind the scenes of the enormous aquarium at Rotterdam’s famous zoo.
When the elephant rides stopped at Angkor, the animals came to the forest. The sanctuary at Kulen may be ‘retirement’ for them, but it seems they can never be free.