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Travel Adventure: My Worst Nightmare, Attacked by a Giant Python

Philip Smucker | Posted 05.20.2014 | Travel
Philip Smucker

As we scaled coral cliffs and peered down into a dark crevice, I queried our agile guide in flip-flops about what we would do in case of a poisonous snakebite. He was too busy scouring the rocks to answer back.

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.

What Will It Take to Win the Gold in Rainforest Defense?

Rebecca Tarbotton | Posted 10.17.2012 | Green
Rebecca Tarbotton

In the Olympics of forest defense, protection of natural rainforests from destruction by the companies feeding voracious markets is what will make the difference between a gold medal and unimaginable loss... and optimistic it may be, but I'm putting my money on a win.

Is Curiosity Killing The Tarsier? Tourists May Lead Primate To Commit Suicide

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 12.12.2011 | Green

Is human curiosity killing the tarsier? A tarsier has eyeballs the size of its brain, a head that can rotate 180 degrees, ears like a bat and is on...

PHOTOS: Big-Eyed Animals To Adore

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Why do we naturally gravitate toward animals and cartoon characters with big eyes? We're just hardwired that way. Because our babies have large ey...

9 Weirdest-Looking Animals You Didn't Know Existed (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | ThienVinh Nguyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From newly-discovered deep sea crustaceans to rodent-resembling primates, nature has brought us some outright weird-looking creatures. Check out thes...

Long-Lost "Gremlin" Species Found

CNN | Taylor Gandossy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

(CNN) -- Scientists have found a wide-eyed primate -- a clawed fur ball that fits snugly in one hand -- in the first live sighting in more than 80 yea...