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Postcards tagged: Wild Kingdom

Bahamas Dry Forest Illustrated

BAHAMAS, The Caribbean – From rose-throated parrots and Junonia shells to squatter camps and Bahamian guava jam, Erik Gauger shares his illustrated discoveries of the Bahamas coppice.

A Serengeti Sonnet

SERENGETI, Tanzania – If the rain comes, they will all start to drop. So they run. Some give birth as they run. Run for their lives. 

Uganda on Safari: The Pearl of Africa

This is proper African jungle, and as the sun sets, villagers will take to the waters to cast their fishing nets and malachite kingfishers will lace figure eights in the skies above you.

Swimming with Whale Sharks

LA PAZ, Mexico – I knew it wouldn't attack me. Whale sharks eat plankton and algae, for goodness sake. But when a 15-foot anything is swimming towards you, and you're practically naked, it's freaky.

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