Costaricavsengland

It’s the last set of group games in our fantastic World Cup for Wildlife, and this time the emphasis is on defence! We’ll be comparing wildlife tourism in each of the countries taking part in the World Cup to see who will ultimately take the title Wildlife Tourism World Champions 2014! In these games, we’ll…

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We Would Advise Anyone Approached By A Tout

“We would advise anyone approached by a tout offering souvenir photos with a wild animal to say no and walk away. “If tourists spend their money going to see the same wildlife in its natural habitat with reputable tour operators or conservation bodies, it will help to stop this illicit trade and channel your tourist…

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Tiger Tourism Can Help Save Tigers Done Responsibly

Tiger Tourism can help save tigers – but only if it’s done responsibly. Many travellers describe their first glimpse of a wild tiger as a deeply emotional experience, perhaps rooted in the sense of discovering something precious which may soon be lost. It’s not a surprising reaction. Wild tigers are extremely rare, with only around…

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Dark Side Animal Tourism Thailand Telegraph

The dark side of animal tourism in Thailand Animal tourism in Thailand – a big problem area. Daily Telegraph article looking at the way tourists are contributing to the abuse and cruelty of animals in the country – and perhaps how things might be changing: Photogenic animals might be the perfect fodder for social media…

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Croatiavsmexico

It’s the last set of group games in our fantastic World Cup for Wildlife, and this time the emphasis is on defence! We’ll be comparing wildlife tourism in each of the countries taking part in the World Cup to see who will ultimately take the title Wildlife Tourism World Champions 2014! In these games, we’ll…

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The Pushkar Animal Fair

The Pushkar Camel Fair is an annual five day event in India which can involve around 30,000 camels, their owners and other livestock. It has also become a tourist attraction due to its scale and activities including camel dancing, ‘bridal’ events and so on. As a livestock fair and on such a huge scale, there…

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A New Species Of Wild Cat Has Been Identified Living In

A new species of wild cat has been identified living in Brazil Scientists had thought that there was just one single species of the housecat-sized Brazilian tigrina, Leopardus tigrinus. However, the latest DNA evidence show that the tigrinas that occupy northeastern Brazil are a completely separate species from their southern counterparts, now called Leopardus guttulus,…

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Cameroonvsbrazil

It’s the last set of group games in our fantastic World Cup for Wildlife, and this time the emphasis is on defence! We’ll be comparing wildlife tourism in each of the countries taking part in the World Cup to see who will ultimately take the title Wildlife Tourism World Champions 2014! In these games, we’ll…

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6 Signs That The Animal Captivity Industry Is Dying

Another excellent article from OneGreenPlanet.com looking at the growing movement against zoos, dolphinariums and other captive-animal attractions. If you consider yourself an animal activist – or if you know someone who does – you know how passionately a person can feel about animals and how hard they can be willing to fight for the causes they…

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Spanishbullfiestas

Sporting spectacle or public torture? Inside Spain’s bull fiestas There is a lot to like about Spain. The sun and the sea for a start, the Pyrenees and the Alpujarras, the Moorish architecture of Andalucía, the nightlife of Madrid, the wine, the food (unless you’re a vegetarian…), the powerful language, and of course the feisty…

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