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Photo of the week


People in the highlands of Madagascar live mostly from agriculture (dry rice). They live in brick houses – an advantage over housing in the lowlands. The clay soil can be burnt into bricks, who are brought up with more clay … Continue reading

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we’re back from Mexico! This is a picture of a cenote or natural sinkhole, which are quite common on the Yucatan Peninsula. Rain caves out the limestone, creating a subterranean ground water system. No cooler place to hang out on … Continue reading

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People using the Mangoro river in South-Eastern Madagascar to transport goods.

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Small things can look intimidating when you come closer. Look at the jaws (mandibles) of these leaf-cutter ants in Panama!

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Humpback whale


A humpback whale diving down at Stellwagen Bank. Stellwagen Bank is a huge National Marine Sanctuary off the coast of Massachusetts. It is a managed area, and a recent report shows that the top-level predators in the area such as … Continue reading

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A butterfly sucking nectar from a flower in Madagascar

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A small endemic bird of the island of Hispaniola, the Tody, looking a bit startled after I woke him up at night.  

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