Friday, April 29, 2016

The Jungle Book Movie

The legendary story of Mowgoli raised by a family of wolves known as Jungle Book has now been made into a theatrical movie. Walt Disney's Jungle Book was directed by infamous director, John Favreau, from the T.V. show Friends. Favreau expressed that he was afraid the movie would fall apart due to Disney requesting him to use real animals. Disney wanted the animals to look realistic and did not want to use too much CGI effects.

Here's some images....what do you think? Are you excited to see this movie?

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Did You Know? Discus Fish

Did you know the Discus Fish have small bright red eyes?

Did you know that the Discus are very nice creatures but can become aggressive when defending their young or territory?

Did you know that the nine vertical strips on the Discus is how they communicate with other Discus?

Did you know that when Discus find their spouse they remain together for life?

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Did You Know? African Palm Civet

Did you know that the cat-like African Palm Civet is actually not a feline and  related to carnivores like the weasel family?

Did you know that the African Palm Civet lives a crepuscular lifestyle? That means they only come out at dawn and dusk to hunt for food.

Did you know that African Palm Civet can only breed twice a year? Once in May and once in October.

Did you know that the musk secreted by the glands close to the African Palm Civet's reproductive organs has been collected by Humans to make perfume?

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Top 5 of the Best National Parks in the USA

Summer time is perfect for a road trip to the best National Parks in the world. Here's our recommendations for the best national parks to visit.

1.  Yellowstone National Park 

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Known as the first national park, Yellowstone features dramatic canyons, alpine rivers, lush forests, hot springs and gushing geysers, including its most famous, Old Faithful. There is proven artifacts that humans have been in Yellowstone for 11,000 years. 

2. Yosemite National Park

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Yosemite was the subject of  famed photographer Ansel Adams. Ansel featured Yosemite's beautiful mountains. With its ancient sequoias and Bridalveil Fall and the granite cliffs of El Capitan and Half Dome it's definitely a sight to see. 

3. Arches National Park

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Located in Eastern Utah Arches National Park features beautiful Sandstone towers and arches. The park lies above a salt bed which is how these sandstone features form. There is also prehistoric proof of human existence drawn on rocks. 

4. Mesa Verde National Park

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With the best preserved Ancestral Puebloan archeological sites Mesa Verde National Park has to be part of the list. You'll have the opportunity to witness adobe brick homes built by the Puebloan people who are said to be of a Native American ancestry. 

5. Zion National Park 

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Zion was Utah's first National Park which features beautiful hiking trails. The canyons are heavenly and are great for hiking and rock climbing. Zion is Hebrew for place of peace and relaxation. Shaped by erosion and tectonic plates it's every photographers dream.