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Madagascar’s Mystical Baobab Trees

Baobab Trees Madagascar

If you’re looking for some of the most bizarre trees the world has to offer, head to Madagascar where you can find six of the eight species of Baobab tree. Resembling something that you might find on Mars, the Baobab ranges in height from 15 to 98 feet tall and can have a circumference as wide as 154 feet. Some claim that the largest of these trees are thousands of years old; that, of course, is hard to prove traditionally since the wood of these trees doesn’t produce growth rings.

Elephants Grazing Kenya’s Lake Amboseli

Elephants Grazing Lake Amboseli

Located between the Kenyan and Tanzanian border, Amboseli National Park is one of the best wildlife viewing experiences in the world, especially for avian acolytes. Within its 151 square mile region, you can behold over 400 different species of bird!

The Vanishing Act Of The African Leopard

African Leopard

While the African leopard is one of the most widely recognized creatures in Africa, its days may be numbered. Thanks to habitat loss, fragmentation and conflicts with nomadic farmers, the exotic feline may soon qualify for Vulnerable status.