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Bullhorn acacia and little ant

15 February 2018 Costa Rica 2

Bullhorn acacia seems to have no enemies. Her massive and long spikes scares everyone away? Well, not exactly. That’s why acacia took care about a strong ally… an ant size of a few millimetres (Pseudomyrmex). Ants literally live in acacia, exactly in her spikes (look in the picture). They also drink from “nectaries” producing sweet secretion which is the main fuel of all ants. So there is still a problem of proteins. Where do they get it? Normally, ants have to forage for insects. Not... Read more

Marine Iguana and too much salt

13 February 2018 Galapagos 0

Iguanas have a very specific way of getting rid of excess salt from the body. They take salt together with marine algae that they feed on. Because the reptiles cannot sweat and get rid of slat excess they must do it in other way. I you watch the movie until the end you will see Iguana on a certain “road” sign and then you know how they get rid of salt J As always, I encourage you to share the film All the best Piotr Read more

Galapagos – How much you should pay for a boat cruise.

6 February 2018 Galapagos 0

Galapagos 2016 This is a crucial question when you go to Galapagos, because you have to take a boat cruise. It is impossible to really see the wildlife if you stay only on inhabited islands like Santa Cruz or San Cristobal. You should take at least 5 day cruise to really see something. Now the most important question. How much? If you see in the internet the price of 3000$ for a 5 day cruise it is ridiculous, and the they just want to rip... Read more

Ireland – Giants causeway. What to take and when to go.

1 February 2018 Ireland 0

This is one of the most spectacular places in Ireland. I am pretty sure that most of you already know it but you just don’t realize that it is from the Ireland. What is a Giants causeway. Basically it is an area of ancient volcanic eruption. After the eruption when hot lava met the cold ocean water it started to solidify into a hexagonal columns of a different height. Which looks truly spectacular and therefore it is a It a World Heritage Site by UNESCO... Read more

Spain – Vultures in Monfrague!

17 January 2018 Spain 2

Where you can see the Vultures? In Spain! Is this a complicated thing? The answer is: no When I was planning my trip to Spain I wanted to see the vultures, that’s it. I started to look in the internet and found this video (above) . After watching it, the situation was clear, we are going to Monfrague : The park was just stunning. I hoped it will be possible to see vultures at least from some distance but in Monfrague it is really something... Read more

Spain – Tablas de Daimiel National Park

17 January 2018 Spain 0

Spain – Tablas de Daimiel National Park The park is like a pearl surrounded by an arid landscape. It is a very small patch of wetlands in dry landscape, and because of that it has many migrating and permanent residing birds which are very easy to see and photograph! You can actually access park just from the main road, from this road there are a few, lets say…causeways. Leading into marshlands. At the end of each causeway there is a quite professionally arranged observatory, kind... Read more