World Wildlife Fund Good Nature Travel

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  • Date: 27 February 2013
  • Author: Maddi Higgins, WWF Travel

One of the most powerful marine predators, the orca, grows up to 32 feet (9.7 meters) in length—about the size of a school bus—and can weigh up to 6 tons (5,443 kilograms). Though the orca’s size intimidates prey, among its whale pod, the orca is a highly social animal that communicates through distinctive noises that only other members of the whale’s pod will recognize.

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  • Date: 21 February 2013
  • Author: Maddi Higgins, WWF Travel

At the end of August, WWF travelers will board a new, custom-designed riverboat to explore the Amazon. The riverboat, aptly named La Estrella Amazonica, is designed to provide travelers with the best voyage through the Amazon. Let’s take a look at the five unique features that make this new riverboat an innovative way to travel the Amazon.

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  • Date: 14 February 2013
  • Author: Maddi Higgins, WWF Travel

They slide on their bellies across the snow, congregate on icebergs and seem to fly through freezing water in search of fish. That’s how most people picture penguins, in Antarctica.

The southernmost continent has the most penguins of any region in the world, but it’s not the only place where you’ll find the tuxedoed bird. The Galapagos Islands, New Zealand and South Africa are three other WWF destinations where you can see penguins in their natural habitat.

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  • Date: 23 January 2013
  • Author: Maddi Higgins, WWF Travel

Huge numbers of seabirds blanket the rocky landscape of the Russian Far East. The birds perch on high, windswept cliffs that rise to seemingly infinite heights, making their habitat inaccessible to other animals that would want to hunt them. As a result, the birds prosper in massive, dense colonies.

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  • Date: 21 November 2012
  • Author: Maddi Higgins, WWF Travel

Where: In the Moyen Atlas mountain range, about 35 miles outside of Fes.

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  • Date: 23 October 2012
  • Author: Maddi Higgins, WWF Travel

If you’re looking to get away, there’s nowhere “away” quite like Antarctica. We offer a variety of itineraries so the question then becomes which to choose. Read about some factors to consider when choosing your Antarctic adventure.

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