Hirola- Damaliscus hunteri
Hunter’s hartebeest is classified as critically endangered by the IUCN (1996), with fewer than 400 living individuals. Counts in the 1970’s estimated the hirola population to be close to 14,000 animals, but by 1983, only about 7,000 were believed to exist.Topi – Damaliscus korrigum jimela
Topi are most famous for their sentry position, in which a single animal will stand on a termite mound for hours surveying the surrounding territory. Termite mounds are also a favourite resting area, and topi may even doze off while lying on these raised platforms.Ruwenzori Red Duiker – Cephalophus rubidus
The Ruwenzori duiker is restricted only to west Uganda and probably adjacent zones of east former Zaire in the Ruwenzori Mts. rangeChinese Accessories and Chinese Beliefs
In this world full of innovations as well as new things created out of inspiration from old designs and symbols, it is not unusual for us to see Che Guevara on bags and shirts, swastika on bags and cups, as well as other ancient and historical designs.Being Hip and Stylish In Austria
How does Austrian fashion reflects the people’s way of life? Does an Austrian woman be recognized as one when mixed with other cultures? Get ready to stroll along the glitz and glamour of Vienna’s more popular fashion boutiques.The Gale That Stole Christmas
The Rouse Simmons was a three-masted schooner that sailed Christmas trees from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to Chicago, IL. As the story is told, the ship was one of just a few other ships that did the same. You see, having a Christmas tree was a honored thing to the German population of Chicago at the turn of the century. Every holiday season, patrons would anxiously scurry to the harbor to purchase their perky pines from one of the ships that completed the treacherous journey.Walking Kit Tips – 9 Uses for an Old Foam Sleeping Mat
What do you do with your old foam sleeping mat when you upgrade to an air filled one? Cut it up! Here are some very useful ideas.Buying A Good Quality Waterproof – What Should I Look For?
Your waterproof will probably be the most expensive piece of walking kit you buy so you need to be sure that you are not wasting your time. You need to decide what sort of conditions you are likely to be facing, if you are heading into the hills or mountains then you will need a good quality waterproof – it could make the difference between a pleasant day and a miserable day. Or life and death by keeping hypothermia at bay.Romania History – A Lot To Know
Romania history has a deep root to be explored for. Passing through different ages this country has accumulated for the historians to know. Danube basin was the recognized state under the leadership of Burebista around 82 to 44 BC.A Picnic Idea To Feast On
My daughter surprised me with delightful news. Her best friend was getting married. They have been best friends since they were toddlers. My daughter excitedly told me that she was going to be the maid of honor and suggested that it would be fitting to hold a bridal shower in the bride’s honor. Since my daughter had relocated to another state after her marriage, she suggested that we plan the shower at our home.Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on Big Island, Hawaii
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is for many reasons the main attraction on the Big Island of Hawaii. If you’re planning a Hawaii vacation, here’s what you can expect if you drop by (or spend the night at) Hawaii’s Drive-Through Volcano.Biosphere 2 Near Tucson Arizona Is Earth Simulation
Biosphere 2 is a landmark simulated space colony 20 miles north of Tucson, Arizona. It offers tours featuring perfect weather, great views of the Catalina Mountains and a fascinating trip under glass through a miniature world in a bottle.Mackinaw 101
So there you sit, staring at the cool water, just inches from your toes that are hanging off the side of the rail. Did I mention, we sat on that rail for three days? There are no cushions, just hard fiberglass, and deck rigging that you have to position between the cheeks of your buttocks. Finally, the sun starts to set and you realize, even with all of the sun block you used, that your skin is burnt and you smell like a water buffalo. Sorry, no showers, water is heavy and is dumped before you leave the dock, and remember, we left the deodorant. At least the sun is going down and it is time to eat.Mount Kilimanjaro
Kilimanjaro (or Kilima Njaro, which means “shining mountain” in Swahili), formerly Kaiser-Wilhelm-Spitze, is a moutain in northeastern Tanzania. Mount Kilimanjaro is the tallest free-standing mountain rise in the world.Ten Ways to Improve Your Nature Observation Skills
You can enhance your nature observation experience and even improve your ability to spot wildlife by mastering a few techniques. When preparing for a hike or camping trip, take a few moments to practice these simple skills and you will be amazed at the value it adds to your outdoor experience.