Participate in an unforgettable African Wilderness Adventure June 4-14, 2015

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The Museum of Discovery and Science and Classic Escapes have organized a once in a lifetime 10-day excursion to Botswana, Africa, this summer from June 4-14, 2015. Guests will experience a nature adventure wrapped in luxury, exploring the Okavango Delta, the animal kingdom’s water wilderness.

During this 10-day special adventure, visitors will get close to exotic wildlife in this amazing locale; enjoy comfortable lodging – featuring plunge pools, local cuisine and good wine. Falling asleep to the night sounds of Africa in luxurious tented cabins set among groves of trees will cap off each spectacular day.

While on retreat, visitors will travel from camp-to-camp in a small plane and enjoy a bird’s eye view of the unique African landscape. Plus, explore the bush in 4X4 open vehicles with professional guide Graham Johannson. Guests will have the unique opportunity to glide through the waters of the Okavango Delta – the world’s largest inland delta. The vacation is highlighted by enjoying gorgeous and breathtaking African sunsets that simply must be seen in person.

Museum President/CEO Kim Cavendish stated, “Your journey awaits! Spend 10 days in the wilderness of Africa getting close to numerous animals, such as lions, elephants, giraffe, zebra, hippo, wild dogs, cape buffalo and MORE. Vacationers will enjoy comfortable lodging and sample the local cuisine.  The nature and beauty of Botswana will enthrall and captivate visitors and leave them describing the wonder of this expedition for years to come!”

More information about this exclusive expedition can be found here: http://www.mods.org/community/African_Safari_Trip_2014/index.htm or by dialing 954.713.0904954.713.0904. This is a small group experience with a few spaces remaining.

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New Website Celebrates World’s Most Stunning Wildlife Photos

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Natural Habitat Adventures announces the launch of Wildlife Photo of the Day, a new website that celebrates the world’s most captivating and stunning wildlife photos. Nat Hab, the world’s premier nature and wildlife travel company, invites amateur and professional photographers alike to submit their work to feature on the new site.

“Wildlife lovers and armchair travelers will enjoy an exciting new photo every day,” said Ben Bressler, Natural Habitat Adventures (http://www.nathab.com/) founder and president. “Gorgeous, full-color images will feature the world’s most intriguing species, from breaching whales and polar bears sparring on the tundra to mountain gorillas and rare lemurs with huge golden eyes.”

Fans of the new website can have photos delivered directly to their inbox by subscribing to the convenient Weekly Digest. Another way to see the featured wildlife photos is to follow Wildlife Photo of the Day on social media: Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Instagram

“The hope is that by sharing inspiring wildlife photos, people will become interested and more involved in securing the future of these incredible species,” said Bressler.

Each photo selected for the platform includes a link to conservation information provided by World Wildlife Fund. Visitors to the site can learn about threats to the animal or its ecosystem, what WWF is doing to protect it and what individuals can also do to help.

Photographers of all abilities are invited to enter their best wildlife shots for the chance to earn a coveted spot as the Wildlife Photo of the Day. In addition to featuring submissions from professional and amateur photographers, the website will display photos taken by Nat Hab’s talented naturalist guides, many of whom are professional photographers themselves and freelance with outlets such as the BBC, Discovery Channel and National Geographic.

The site’s focus is on iconic wildlife such as bears, big cats, primates and whales, but Wildlife Photo of the Day also welcomes well-crafted images of small and lesser-known species including reptiles and insects. All photos must be original.

In addition to the prestige of having a photograph chosen as Wildlife Photo of the Day, benefits to photographers include:

  • A bio, headshot and link to the photographer’s professional website on the page that features his/her photo. The link will help drive traffic to the photographer’s website and may benefit their website’s SEO.
  • The photographer’s photo and name will also be featured on the website’s four social media accounts: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. The Photo of the Day website will also be publicized on World Wildlife Fund’s social media accounts, giving the photographer exposure to its millions of followers.
  • Each photograph selected is featured in a Weekly Digest e-blast, giving the photographer exposure to Nat Hab’s email subscribers.

For submission details please see http://dailywildlifephoto.nathab.com/submit-your-photo.