100 species of Lemurs live in Madagascar. Huge eyes, long tails, face somewhere between squirrel and a cat. To see largest species of Lemurs – Indri, trek to Andasibe National Park.
Monarch Butterflies, Mexico
Millions of Monarch Butterflies migrate 3,000 miles in winter to Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve.
Humpback Whales, Hawaii
Humpbacks migrate in winters to Maui. Best spots to see leviathans with new calves is at Wailea & Lahaina. Nothing like watching a 30 ton mom teach a 10 ton baby how to jump out of water!
Mexican Free-tailed Bats, New Mexico
Each summer’s twilight a million Bats pour out at Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico. Bats swirl, orient, form a river of life in the sky.
Porcupine Caribou, Canada
In Canada’s remote Vuntut National Park, Porcupine Caribou migrate in herds. 130,000 animals move more than 1,500 miles annually.
Mountain Gorillas, Uganda
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is home to 750 Mountain Gorillas remaining in the wild. Expect thick jungles, a lot of sweat, miracle of witnessing the deep gaze of a watchful Silverback.
Leatherback Sea Turtles, Trinidad
10,000 armoured giants ashore in Trinidad, weighing 2,000 pounds. Concentration of largest Sea Turtle species at Matura & Grande Rivière.
Black-browed Albatross, Falkland Islands
70% of world’s black-browed Albatross perch on Falklands cliffs, sitting on Seussian tufts, stretching massive, magnificent wings.
Shetland Islands have 7 main Puffin colonies, most scenic at Foula.
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