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  1. Lions Tigers & Bears
    April 12, 2019 @ 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
  2. Lions Tigers & Bears
    April 13, 2019 @ 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
  3. Out of Africa Wildlife Park
    April 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - April 27, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
  4. Out of Africa Wildlife Park
    May 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - May 4, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
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Category : Conservation

08 Mar 2018

The Ghost Cat of the Himalayas

Snow leopards are gorgeous creatures. They are native to the rugged highlands of Central Asia. In particular, they are found in the Himalaya region, living at elevations as high as 9,000 – 15,000 feet above sea level. They are smaller than most big cats, weighing about 60-120 pounds. Their tails are nearly as long as their body, it keeps them warm in the cold climate. Snow leopards don’t roar, they chuff. The snow leopard is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List…

07 Mar 2018

Sarah Dolliver Shares Nature and Inspiration in Her eBooks

Sharing…sacredness…touching lives with the sweetness and beauty of nature! That’s how Sarah Dolliver chooses to spend her life. Read how nature inspires her and how she’s sharing her inspiration through her beautiful photo eBooks. Here is Sarah’s story… When my heart goes “Wow,” regardless of subject, I have to stop, explore and find what’s special. My photographs tend toward the more intimate part of nature, sometimes beyond the grand landscapes to the details we might overlook. One particular photographic fascination is…

10 Dec 2017

Get to Know Black Bears by Steph Horner

Contrary to popular belief, bears have good eye sight during the day and at night and they see in color. Their hearing is excellent and they beat other animals with their sense of smell, over 2,000 times that of a human and they can detect scent miles away. Steph Horner knows first hand about bears. She is the director of the American Bear Association, which operates the Vince Shute Wildlife Sanctuary in Orr, Minnesota. Here’s how Steph overcame her fear…

02 Oct 2017

Gemma Gylling Creates Gorgeous Wildlife Artwork with Colored Pencils

Gemma Gylling is an award-winning wildlife artist. You honestly won’t believe her work is done with colored pencils! It’s that amazing! For those interested in learning this creative medium, Gemma is who I recommend. She has books, workbooks and workshops for all skill levels. Read Gemma’s story and enjoy her beautiful art… Kathleen and I met through Triple D in Kalispell, Montana. She teaches photography workshops and I teach art classes at Triple D. I started following her wonderful photography after…

14 Sep 2017

Laura Cervantes Helps Rescue Animals with Her Photos

Laura is the best domestic cat photographer I know. So good that her photos from Paw Placement Animal Rescue enticed me to adopt 2 cats in 2013 and then hire her to photograph both of them at my house. She captured their individual personalities in her photos and I am grateful for her services. Here is Laura’s story and some of her special little cat photos… I specialize in pet photography and mainly I photograph little cats. My love for cats was…

25 Aug 2017

Steve Hinczynski Shines Light on Photographing Sharks

It’s very flattering to have a fellow photographer, especially one as talented as Kathleen, ask you to be a guest blogger to talk about your own photography. So, let me start off with a big thank you to Kathleen for the invite. I met Kathleen thru a mutual friend, Prayeri Harrison, one of the owners/founders of Out of Africa Wildlife Park in Arizona. I went to the Park frequently to keep my photography skills up to speed, try different ways…

13 Oct 2016

Why Do Wolves Howl?

Wolves howl to communicate with one another. They locate members of their pack and often engage in a group howl before setting off to hunt. The howl is a warning to neighboring wolves to stay away.  The chorus of wolves howling is beautiful. In 1996, the third week of October – Wolf Awareness Week – became a national event.  It’s goal is to dispel misconceptions about wolves and create awareness about the important role wolves play in our ecosystem.  We’re reminded…

22 Sep 2016

My Horn Belongs on My Head

It is World Rhino Day – a day to celebrate the different species of rhino and raise awareness of the threats they face, from poaching to habitat loss. At the beginning of the 20th century, there were half a million rhinos across Africa and Asia but now there are around 29,000, although population numbers are slowly increasing again. Here are ten things you need to know about rhinos and the current poaching crisis.  Posted by IBTimes 9/22/16. The name rhinoceros…