Red crown crane (tsuru 鶴) has been one of my favourite animal to watch. They’re such graceful creatures. These birds do roam around all over Japan, but the easiest stop will be Kushiro. Kushiro is a small town to the east of Hokkaido. No fast train from major towns, 4.5 hours from Sapporo.
Spotted a male and its babies 😀 Cassowary is the world 2nd heaviest bird. They’re far more endandered than koala. There’s approximately 1200 of them left in the wild!
This was my first time SCUBA diving. Soooo totally excited. This post is all about my experience with Compass Cruises (budget reef tour).
What do they do when there’s no snow? Journalists are obsessed with their snowed up look. Without the snow, they do look less funny 😛 but hey, they are cute with or without the snow. Snow monkey is uniquely Japanese. They NATURALLY go for onsen baths in winter. This is their way to keep warm, well, and to get a red flush of colour for their faces.
Gone were the days where there were no fences. Fences are now built in the name of animal protection. Sadly these small buddies have dwindled in numbers over the years. Estimation: There are only 2000 of them left!!!
Welcome to South Africa, my humble home, country of smiling people, song singing, African sun… and a bunch of wild animals 😀 Driving along on garden route and get to Kleinbaai (in English, ‘Small bay’, but no SA person will understand you if you say small bay lol). The drive is my favourite. It is super scenic and easy drive. Watch out for the speed limits!! There are lots of cameras on the way.
In a safari tour, one needs to know when to give it up. It saddens me greatly that yet another tourist has became lunch. Lions are CARNIVORES. We’re food, period! We are easy snacks that run slower than most animals. Opening the windows / get out of the car is not good. The below are ‘safe’ pictures to take. The below is ‘GET THE HELL OUT OF THERE’ picture.