Articles Tagged ‘elephants’

Travel Like a Local: Carnivores in Rio, Football in Perth, Truffle Shuffles in Seattle

Travel Like a Local: Carnivores in Rio, Football in Perth, Truffle Shuffles in Seattle April 30, 2010 | Local Insight | Read More
One of the joys of working for NileGuide is getting to see all of the wacky shenanigans our writing team is up to around the world. Elephants? Check! Meat Feast? Check! Anniversary of 80s moves that resides in the mind recesses of a generation? Double Check! Here’s how to Travel Like a Local, with...

Spiders, Cobras, and Moose, Oh My! 16 Animals to Avoid on Your Next Trip

Spiders, Cobras, and Moose, Oh My! 16 Animals to Avoid on Your Next Trip April 19, 2010 | Featured, Travel Safety | Read More
Exploring nature and observing animals in their natural habitats is one of the better experiences a traveler can have while on the road. While most of the animals you’ll observe out in the wild are relatively harmless, there are a particular few that become aggressive when humans enter their domain....

Video: Rare Male Twin Elephants Born In Thailand, One Sick

Video: Rare Male Twin Elephants Born In Thailand, One Sick March 29, 2010 | Thailand, Travel News | Read More
Earlier this month, twin baby elephants were born two hours apart in a rural part of Thailand’s Surin province.  The pair, named Thong-Kum and Thong-Tang, are the first known set of male twin elephants in the world, born to 35-year-old mom Phang Thong Khun. One onlooker who had traveled from a...