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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day. September 14, 2013: Stromatolites, Shark Bay, Australia

DrFumblefinger ·
Geologists are our friends.
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Re: Revillagigedos: the world’s friendliest mantas and dolphins!

DrFumblefinger ·
What an absolutely amazing experience, Goni! The photos are beautiful, and your narrative made me feel like I was part of the diving team. Thanks for sharing this unique experience with us.
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Re: Revillagigedos: the world’s friendliest mantas and dolphins!

Ottoman ·
Awesome narrative and pictures. Thank you for sharing your adventure with us.
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Re: Revillagigedos: the world’s friendliest mantas and dolphins!

Goni ·
Thanks a lot to both of you I am happy that you liked to read about my experience. I will never forget my encounters with the Dolphins especially. I don't think there is many places where it's possible to have such close interactions with them
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Re: Touch a Shark at Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach

DrFumblefinger ·
I love visiting this aquarium, too, Samantha! The shark tank is extremely cool and there are lots of interesting exhibits to explore -- especially fun with kids. Still, my personal favorite is the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
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Re: Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, Toronto

GarryRF ·
Certainly is worth going to Toronto just for that experience ! Taking the kids to an exhibition of wildlife stays with them forever. They reminisce with their friends for years. Never forget it. Certainly would love to repeat the experience myself. Looks like a masterpiece of an Aquarium.
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Re: Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, Toronto

DrFumblefinger ·
Thanks for your comments, Garry. The kids there were all having a lot of fun, so it would be the kind of place for families to visit for sure. They have special kid-focused exhibits and play areas, perfect for keeping their attention and letting off some steam. The Dangerous Reef exhibit is especially impressive and worth the ticket price all by itself. But there are a lot of unusual exhibits and aquatic animals. My favorite aquarium still remains the Monterey Bay Aquarium, which I hope to...
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Re: Everglades National Park: Shark Valley's "River of Grass"

Former Member ·
Those Egrets and the Water lilies are so beautiful, really so amazing, thank you
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Re: Everglades National Park: Shark Valley's "River of Grass"

DrFumblefinger ·
Thanks Andredeya, The great egret is a huge bird, over a meter and maybe even a meter and a half tall! Very lovely to see this large white bird take flight!
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Re: Everglades National Park (Shark Valley). Where Gumbo was #37

PortMoresby ·
I think I like the last landscape best of all, the sense of space and the fact that it's not at all what I expect when I hear "Everglades". Gumbo's travels, ever-enlightening.
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Re: Everglades National Park (Shark Valley). Where Gumbo was #37

DrFumblefinger ·
By last landscape, I presume you mean the view of the alligator crawling away?
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Re: Everglades National Park (Shark Valley). Where Gumbo was #37

Travel Rob ·
Love the sky in your shots! Florida is a great state with a lot of surprises,history and nature. i cant wait to go to Everglades National Park, one area i've missed
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Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, Toronto

DrFumblefinger ·
  One of Toronto’s newest big attractions is Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada , with underwater creatures and habitats from across the globe.   It's in a fabulous location, on the harborfront adjoining the CN Tower, Rogers Center and...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day. September 14, 2013: Stromatolites, Shark Bay, Australia

DrFumblefinger ·
 The oldest known organisms that still live on the planet are stromatolites, rock-like structures built by an algae known as cyanobacteria.  Stromatolites have an extensive fossil record in Western Australia dating back some 3.5 million...
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Revillagigedos: the world’s friendliest mantas and dolphins!

Goni ·
( Oceanic Manta)   Revillagigedo Archipelago, Mexico  (better known as Socorro) consisting of 4 volcanic islands; San Benedicto, Roca Partida, Socorro and Clarión. What to see:  Giant oceanic mantas, bottlenose dolphins, sharks...
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Aquatic Creatures at the Sea Life Kansas City Aquarium

Samantha ·
Join Samantha on a deep dive into the underwater world at a great aquarium.
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Everglades National Park (Shark Valley). Where Gumbo was #37

DrFumblefinger ·
Gumbo was visiting Everglades National Park in Florida.  Specifically, he was at the Observation Tower in the Shark Valley region of the park.  Congratulations to PortMoresby for accurately nailing this location (again!)     Shark...
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Everglades National Park: Shark Valley's "River of Grass"

DrFumblefinger ·
 This is the last in a three part series highlighting a visit to Florida's unique Everglades.  The first part discussed the Cypress forests of the Everglades and the second part highlighted the coastal mangrove forests near Everglades...
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(Another) Gallery of Gators

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger is equally fascinated and repelled by alligators. Here's photos of some he encountered while in Everglades National Park recently.
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Snapshots of Life in the Everglades: A Gallery

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger shares some of the photos of wildlife he snapped while visiting Everglades National Park.
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Touch a Shark at Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach

Samantha ·
A visit to one of the great aquariums with Samantha and friends, and some tips on the best things to see there.
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