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Sulawesi

Tarsiers, the World's Smallest Primate: Animal Planet on the Looney Front, Part 9

Mike Arkus | Posted 02.01.2016 | Travel
Mike Arkus

It has the largest eyes of any mammal in relation to its body size (each eye is heavier than its brain), it bears the largest baby in relation to its adult size, and it is arguably the world's smallest primate -- at barely a hand's length.

Monkey Business Around the World: Animal Planet on the Looney Front, Part 4

Mike Arkus | Posted 12.28.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Monkeys are the most widely scattered primates around the world after humans, and they never cease to delight with their antics - as opposed to humans.

Six Hot, Hot Tips for Traveling This Summer

Richard Bangs | Posted 09.06.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

I've distilled lessons on how to stay cool and calm and untroubled while traveling this summer.

From Tasmanian Devils to Komodo Dragons: 6 Toothy Customers -- Beware of Jaws on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 03.29.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

OK, this is not the great white shark of movie fame, just a random, by no means exhaustive, look at some of the many other toothy customers out there ...

Pointers, Please, for Spotting Wild Life: Mr. Magoo on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 12.09.2013 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Serendipity does sometimes smile upon me, and it did a few months ago when I was on a tossing, rolling tin motorboat on the roiling South Pacific off the Austral island of Rurutu in French Polynesia, looking for whales.

Volcano Birds in the Modern Age

Steve Zack | Posted 05.27.2013 | Green
Steve Zack

We humans, and our dogs, cats, and rats, have collided with megapodes in ways that make their conservation imperative. In Sulawesi I saw how our efforts to conserve the species are working.

Monkey Steals Camera, Takes Hilarious Self-Portraits

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.04.2011 | Green

In what could be the epitome of monkey business, a crested black macaque in a national park in Indonesia stole a photographer's camera and snapped som...