Not all flowers symbolize love, romance, and beauty. These unique flowers are the proof.
If you’ve spent any time amid suburban sprawl, you might be inclined to think that the world is a pretty dull place. But once you step beyond the strip mall — say,…
TWO GROUPS OF MOUNTAIN GORILLAS WERE SLAUGHTERED in the summer of 2007, one after the other.
First, two females were shot, with one’s infant left alive and later found still clinging to its dead mother’s breast. Then came the killing of three females and a silverback, shot, burned, and, in a strange move for poachers, left otherwise intact, no trophies or meat taken for sale on the black market.
Then again, these men almost certainly weren’t poachers.
How do the residents of Whittier, Alaska live and — perhaps more intriguingly — why do they choose to live this way?
If you have to go to the grocery store, the post office, the laundromat, or even the hospital or the police station, chances are that any one of those trips will involve a car, train, bus or bike ride.
But if you’re a resident of Whittier, Alaska, not just one of those trips, but all of them can be done in a very short walk that doesn’t even take you outdoors.
That’s because this peculiar town on Alaska’s southern coast is so remote and so constantly battered by inclement weather that almost the entire city — its residences, business, and public services — exists under one roof.
I couldn't have written this safari encounter better if it was a movie. I'm absolutely in awe of these beautiful, strong animals, even though some of us had to change our pants after this. We need to stop killing them – take a photo, not a shot. Would you rather be able to experience these creatures or a hunk of ivory? I thought so.
Former California governor, actor, and infamous muscle man Arnold Schwarzenegger was recently on a South African safari when an elephant charged his jeep — and his camera was rolling.