Wildlife

World’s Most Mammals?

bat facts

Where can you find the most mammals in any single location on the planet? The answer is…in Bracken Cave. We recently visited the cave and were stunned by what we saw. Well, if you are looking for the highest concentration of mammals in the world, look no further. Seriously? We imagined the most mammals in…

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Galapagos Animals, Oh My!

Galapagos animals

Snorkeling with sea lions, penguins and sea turtles, oh my. Hiking with endemic Galapagos animals, including iguanas, beautiful birds, giant tortoises and more. If you have the chance to go to the Galapagos islands which are 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador, go for it. You will not be disappointed. Every day is filled…

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Your Life Depends on Horseshoe Crab Blood.

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Without help from horseshoe crab blood, we could all die.  So can shorebirds called red knots. And so could your dog.  Seriously? We are all connected. We hear that phrase so many times we tend to discount it. But how are humans, horseshoe crabs, dogs, and shorebirds all connected? This is starting to sound like a bad…

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What do starfish and elephants have in common?

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  We can’t imagine what a starfish and an elephant might have in common. They eat different things. Starfish eat meat (hmm, that is interesting) and elephants eat plants. There are only 3 species of elephant, but over 2,000 species of starfish.  They are completely different sizes, with elephants weighing thousands of pounds and starfish weighing…

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Kiss a Frog? You bet!

protect wildlife

Would either of us kiss a frog? You bet if it helps protect them from extinction. But we better kiss them quick as they may not be with us much longer. What? Over 40% of frogs, classified as amphibians, are at risk of extinction. Their decline is one of the most critical threats to biodiversity…

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Our Idea of Paradise!

Polar bear facts

Walking (yes, walking) with polar bears in the wild, northern lights and no humans for a hundred miles. Our idea of paradise! And where in the world are we? At Nanuk Lodge, one of the Churchill Wild lodges (also part of National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World). The lodge is 100 miles from Churchill,…

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Hummingbirds, Hellbenders and a Snowy Owl Sculpture!

Hummingbirds. Ruby throated hummingbird

What do hummingbirds and hellbenders have in common? And how does a snowy owl sculpture help both?  And more importantly, how does all this fit with our mission to help wildlife? Hmmm. First, some facts. Most hummingbirds migrate each spring and fall between Central America/Mexico and the United States/Canada. This summer we are enjoying several ruby-throated hummingbirds…

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Hellbender Home Wrecker? Not Me!

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Hellbender Home Wreckers You may be a hellbender home wrecker and not even know it. But first what the hell is a hellbender, also affectionately called snot otters?  This saga begins as a love story.  A what? Last fall, my sister Corrie Woods, who happens to be the marketing brilliance behind Lichty Guitars, posted a photo on…

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