Mount Elgon’s Elephant Caves

Location RIFT VALLEY, KENYA / MBALE, UGANDA The caves are a favorite gathering place for elephants. Every night,long convoys venture through the mountain forest. They head deep into the mountain to feed on...

Wookey Hole Caves

Location SOMERSET, ENGLAND In the 18th century when Alexander Pope visited the caves, he had several stalactites shot down as souvenirs. Today, the caves are home to horseshoe bats, moths, cave spiders, frogs,eels, and freshwater...

Gulf Of ST. Lawrence

QUEBEC, CANADA  Each spring, starting in late February or early March, female harp seals move out onto the sea ice, each one giving birth to a single, snowy-white pup. The pupping grounds of the "Gulf...

Gros Morne National Park

NEWFOUNDLAND,  CANADA Gros Morne has been called the "Galapagos of Geology" for this national park in Newfoundland's western highlands contains some of the oldest rocks in the world, and provides an illuminating insight into...

Mackenzie Delta

 Mackenzie River flows into the Beaufort Sea across a delta front which is about 50 miles (80 kilometers) wide. During the dark, cold days of winter it is hard to see that a delta...

Ellesmare Island

Ellesmere is a vast desert island—the 10th largest island in the world, not a tropical paradise but an icy wilderness at the top of the world, a place of undulating ice fields, rugged gray-black...

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