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Q&A – Different between herping tour and Reptile & Amphibian Watching Tours?

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Certainly! Herping tours and reptile/amphibian watching tours are similar in that they both involve observing and learning about reptiles and amphibians in their natural habitats. However, the main difference between the two is the level of involvement with the animals. In a herping tour, the goal is often to find and handle the reptiles and […]

Orange-breasted Trogon

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Overview and Distribution The Orange-breasted Trogon (Harpactes oreskios) is a species of bird in the Family Trogonidae. It is a colorful, sedentary species that inhabits the lower canopy of the lowlands and forest of Southern China, Southeast Asia, Borneo, Sumatra and Java. Geography The different subspecies of the Orange-breasted Trogon can be found in Southern […]

Oriental Bay Owl

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Overview and Distribution The Oriental Bay Owl (Phodilus badius) is a type of bay owl, usually classified with barn owls in the Order Strigiformes and Family Tytonidae. It is completely nocturnal, and can be found throughout Southeast Asia and parts of India. It has several subspecies. It has a heart-shaped face with earlike extensions. The […]

Central Highlands of Vietnam

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The Central Highlands of Vietnam is one of the most fascinating areas in the country. Covering provinces of Dak Lak, Dak Nong, Gia Lai, Kon Tum and Lam Dong, the Central Highlands is an area of stunning natural beauty. Overview of Central Highlands Vietnam’s Central Highlands region has slowly opened up to tourists over the […]

Black-and-Red Broadbill

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Overview and Distribution of Black-and-Red Broadbill The Black-and-Red Broadbill (Cymbirhynchus macrorhynchos) is a species of bird in the typical broadbill family, Eurylaimidae. It is the only species in the genus Cymbirhynchus. A large, distinctive bird, it has maroon underparts, black upperparts, a maroon neck-band, and white bars on the wings. It also has a large, two-colored, blue-and-yellow bill. The species shows […]

Phu Quoc National Park – How to Explore wild & Nature in 2023

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Phu Quoc National Park Situated in the North-East of Phu Quoc Island and the Northern and Eastern boundaries with the coastline, Phu Quoc National Park covers of 31,422 ha, accounting for 70% of the area of Phu Quoc Island, which is regarded as a precious thanks to the prosperity of natural beauty. Phu Quoc National Park is located […]

Bach Ma National Park – How to Explore wild & Nature in 2023

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Bach Ma National Park Particularly in the South of the city, where the Bach Ma National Park, among the best natural attractions of Hue is situated. This region is nature lover’s paradise, as by coming here, you’ll be surrounded with all sorts of plants, trees, and wild animals. If you wish to live with character, […]

Con Dao National Park – How to Explore wild & Nature in 2023

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Con Dao National Park is a natural reserve area on Côn Đảo Island, in Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu Province in coastal southeastern Vietnam. The park includes a part of the island and the surrounding sea. The national park is characterized by a diverse ecosystem. Many species of corals as well as sea turtles, dolphins, and endangered […]

Nui Chua National Park – How to Explore wild & Nature in 2023

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Nui chua National Park Nui Chua National Park is known as South Central Vietnam’s “island of life”. Although not technically an island, the national park is often described as an “island” or” oasis” due to being one of the only preserved natural spaces that protect Vietnam’s marine flora and fauna. Surrounded by agricultural fields and […]