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For a limited period tailor-made natural history specialist Wildlife Worldwide is offering savings of at least £355 p/p on its 12-day Leopards of Luangwa tour, centred around Kapani Lodge, former home of Zambia’s father of conservation, Norman Carr, and its satellite bush camps, Luwi, Nsolo and Kakuli, departing Heathrow throughout September and October 2008.
A global review of the world's primates says 48% face extinction due to habitat loss, primarily through the burning and clearing of tropical forests. However, a survey of forest and swamp in the northern Congo Republic has revealed the presence of more than 125,000 Western Lowland Gorillas, a rare example of abundance in a world of rapidly vanishing primate populations.
The next total solar eclipse will occur on 22nd July 2009 and will exhibit the longest period of totality ever witnessed in the 21st century, casting a shadow across areas of India, China, Japan, and Indonesia. Wildlife Worldwide offers a unique opportunity to view this remarkable natural phenomenon, from a vantage-point near China’s city of Hangzhou close to the centre line (the point at which the event’s length is greatest).
Over the years, BBC wildlife documentaries have featured the most incredible footage, allowing armchair travellers a rare glimpse into some of the most remote corners of the globe. The BBC’s latest production is no exception and over the next three Wednesdays viewers will follow a team of explorers, scientists and filmmakers as they discover the plants and animals inhabiting the spectacular landscape of Guyana.
The latest of the BBC’s Tribal Wives to give up her everyday life and spend a month living with one of the world's most remote tribes is Dionne Braham. London teacher, Dionne, headed to Africa to stay with the polygamous Maasai tribe in Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Highlands. The Maasai are one of Africa’s largest and most famous tribes, their menfolk having up to 10 wives and women are expected to marry and bear children from the age of 14.
Wildlife Worldwide offers an exceptional opportunity to explore one of Africa's most remote and rarely visited wildlife parks with the help of one of its best safari guides - amongst the open grasslands of Zambia’s Liuwa Plains. During December, when the first rains are falling, Robin Pope will be personally leading small-group explorations to experience the wildebeest migration for which the region is renowned, plus spot some of the numerous resident bird species and other mammals in this game-filled national park.
Tailor-made natural history specialist Wildlife Worldwide offers savings of up to £500 p/p on 9-day safaris, staying in luxury camps amongst the pristine, game-filled, unchanged wilderness of Kenya’s Amboseli NP, Shaba National Reserve and Masai Mara. The Luxury Kenya Safari departs Heathrow daily now until December 2008.
Newcastle Building Society, together with M-Cube Media, reports the great success in setting up their latest joint venture - The Aspinall Foundation Prepaid Maestro card - a card that will raise essential funds for the conservation of western lowland gorillas.
The European Commission has announced that from July next year, horses, donkeys and mules in the EU will require passports and be electronically tagged. However, the regulation does not affect imports of equine animals from countries outside the EU, or those left to roam wild. To see Asiatic Wild Ass running wild, tag and bureaucracy-free in their last remaining home at Little Rann of Kutch Wildlife Sanctuary, join Wildlife Worldwide on a 14-day The Wilds of Gujarat holiday in Gandhi's home state.
Wildlife Worldwide are offering what can only be described as ‘truly moving’ discounts on selected departures of its 13-day South Luangwa Mobile Walking Safari holidays, departing London 20th and 30th June, 19th and 24th July 2008. Walking safaris were pioneered in Zambia’s Luangwa Valley and certainly South Luangwa maintains a high reputation amongst the cognoscenti as the way to experience the real Africa.
This week, ten young disabled people featured in the BBC’s documentary Beyond Boundaries - Across the Andes, attempt to cross Ecuador and the treacherous Andes, including climbing Cotopaxi, one of the world’s highest active volcanoes. With the help and guidance of expedition leader, ex-SAS man Ken Hames, and a healthy dose of teamwork, the group take on the journey-of-a-life-time.
After a long winter’s hibernation of four to five months, come April, Europe’s Brown Bear population is waking up, and are at their most active and most visible as they forage for food after their self-imposed winter fast.
After the rainy season, Luangwa Valley is spectacular, the weather superb, the game as prolific as ever, and while the camps begin to re-open, May and June are traditionally quiet months - a great time to visit the Zambian bush before the crowds! Tailor-made natural history specialist Wildlife Worldwide offers a last minute discount of over 20% on a special 9-day Leopards of Luangwa safari, spending 8-nights in the Valley and 1-night at Pioneer Camp in Lusaka, for travel between 28th May and the 30th June 2008. Tours depart Heathrow once a week.
New weekly direct flights with Zoom Airlines UK linking Gatwick with Georgetown commence in November 2008, marking the first direct service between Britain and Guyana, South America’s only English-speaking state, for almost 30 years.
Wildlife specialist Naturetrek has announced 15 exciting new tours, including a photographic trip focusing on Portugal’s wolves and dolphins, birdwatching amid Oman’s splendid desert scenery and an exclusive boat charter through Kamchatka.
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