Saturday, May 25, 2019

Biological wonders

Wonders of biology, such as trees, ecosystems etc.

Tarpon Hole (King’s Spring)

One of the best places to observe manatees is around the King's Spring (Tarpon Hole). This is a very powerful, subaquatic spring which can...

Callao Cave

The gorgeous Callao Cave is one of the main tourist attractions in Luzon: it has been visited by countless tourists over many decades. But...

Menara – the world’s tallest tropical tree, Danum Valley

One of the world's oldest tropical forests - Danum Valley forest in early 2019 provided a long-sought discovery: the world's tallest tropical tree, the...

Goualougo Triangle – the realm of chimpanzees

There is a unique forest in a faraway corner of the Republic of Congo. This forest - nicknamed Goualougo Triangle - is pristine. People...

Lord Howe Island – refuge of unique species

The contemporary Lord Howe Island is just a small piece of once enormous island. For millions of years, unique plants and animals evolved on...

Aldabra – realm of giant tortoises

One of the most outstanding islands in the world is the small Aldabra. The rich and highly unusual ecosystem on this island is governed...

Modjadji cycad forest

There are not many pure stands of cycads in the world. One of the most impressive ones is Modjadji Cycad forest in South Africa...

Liang Bua – the cave of the mysterious Homo floresiensis

There happen unusual discoveries but few have been as weird as the sensational finds in the sediments of Liang Bua cave in 2003. Turns...

Abanda Caves – caves of unique bat-eating crocodiles

Group of caves in the rainforest of eastern Gabon - Abanda Caves - has a very special secret. Here, in eternal darkness lives a...

Early human finds

Outstanding finds of early humans and other species of humans around the world Below is a unique list of the most important and interesting sites...