Found! Waterfalls in a Secret Natural Paradise in Florida.

Found! Waterfalls in a Secret Natural Paradise in Florida.

An oasis of crystal clear natural springs, waterfalls, and peaceful walking trails hides just a short drive from Florida's usual tourist stops. It is home to 60+ bird, 40+ butterfly species. Rainbow Springs was a privately owned tourist trap until the interstate by-passed it by in the 1970s. Today, locals and the few savvy travelers who know Rainbow Springs State Park near Dunnellon, Florida swim in the crystal clear waters, drink in the beauty of the waterfalls and hold the secret close to their hearts. Shhhhh! Don't tell.

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In a State Not So Far, Far Away ... Adventure on Florida's Nature Coast

In a State Not So Far, Far Away ... Adventure on Florida's Nature Coast

Exploring the Chassahowitzka River on Florida's Nature Coast as he did as a  (Jedi) child was long on wildlife photographer Robert Wallace's travel list. He shares tips on photographing manatees and birds and kayaking on The Crystal River and Weeki Wachee River, too. 

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8 Magic Places to See Wolves in the Wild

8 Magic Places to See Wolves in the Wild

Shy, intelligent, and playful, wolves usually prefer to fade into their surroundings, not to expose themselves to humans. Still, they have been hunted almost to extinction. Today, through hard-won conservation efforts and the miracle of luck, some pockets of wolves are returning, still others are in steep decline and the verge of extinction. Before they are gone, start a wolf discovery life list! From the Ethiopian wolf, to the Maned wolf in Brazil, to Arctic gray wolves and the final few wild red wolf individuals, learn the best destinations for your wolf trekking trip around the world. Includes new updated information on the red wolf, Tibetan wolf, and Mexican grey wolf conservation & population.

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