Rains produce thick vegetation in which herds can easily hide. By JASON JACOBS Potawatomi Zoo Stories from Southbendtribune.com March 3, 2005 OKAVANGO DELTA, Botswana — The sandy road was covered with hundreds of gigantic footprints and massive amounts of dung, both of which were fresh.
Director learns just how artificial zoo life is for predators. By JASON JACOBS Potawatomi Zoo Stories from Southbendtribune.com March 2, 2005 OKAVANGO DELTA, Botswana — Some people have the impression that predators have an easy life, sleeping away most of the day, lifting their head long enough to hunt a gazelle or a zebra for […]
Protective parents scary but fascinating in the wild. By JASON JACOBS Potawatomi Zoo Stories from Southbendtribune.com March 1, 2005 OKAVANGO DELTA, Botswana — The engine on our powerboat stalled as we made our way through the overgrown weeds of the Okavango Delta, in the southern African country of Botswana.
Nightlife takes on new meaning. By JASON JACOBS Potawatomi Zoo Stories from Southbendtribune.com February 28, 2005 OKAVANGO DELTA, Botswana — Camp Okuti here was my home for a week during my exploration of the Moremi Wildlife Reserve in Botswana.
Potawatomi Zoological Society official in Botswana. By JASON JACOBS Potawatomi Zoo Stories from Southbendtribune.com February 27, 2005 OKAVANGO DELTA, Botswana — I crept through the tall grass. Horseflies buzzed all around me. I swatted at them quietly. I had to be careful not to make too much noise so as not to scare away the […]
What’s the Allure? In the 1970s, Cancún was developed (on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico) to rival popular holiday spots, Acapulco. Although the developers were ambitious in their planning, they never dreamed that this once sleepy fishing village would become the party phenomenon that it is today. Situated along the “Mexican Caribbean”, Cancún boasts pristine […]
What’s the Allure? London has proudly earned the distinction of being one of the most visited cities in the world. The diversity is evident in popular activities; visitors can indulge in the centuries-old stories as told by guides at the iconic landmarks, or discover modern art at top museums. They can elect to chat with […]
What’s the Allure? Jamaica is a proud island nation located in the Caribbean Sea and well–known for its superior coffee, diving reefs, and deeply-rooted African heritage. Additionally, its tropical climate and diverse ecosystem provide the scenic island with a healthy abundance of plant and animal life. Visitors wishing to experience all that Jamaica has to […]
I find myself revisiting my childhood more and more these days, and recollecting is almost as magical as the original experience.