The World Loves a Dumbo Octopus

The World Loves a Dumbo Octopus

At first it seemed to be no more than a ghostly white shadow, slowly drifting thru the inky black waters two miles below the ocean surface.  Propelled by its softly rippling mantle, it slowly revealed itself to the lights and cameras of a remotely operated...
Every Day Should Be World Octopus Day

Every Day Should Be World Octopus Day

I love octopus! And I have had the good luck to dive with them around the world from the Giant Pacific Octopus in Puget Sound to the miniature Blue Ringed Octopus in the South Pacific. It’s considered one of the world’s most venomous marine animals. I have never...
Bigbird the Pelican, a Very Unusual Story

Bigbird the Pelican, a Very Unusual Story

Bigbird is a young pelican. Separated from his flock during a storm, he was adopted by the staff of a safari camp. What was a chance encounter evolved into an unlikely, but very sweet friendship. Jeffry the manager of Greystoke Mahale, a Nomad Tanzania resort, has...
Do Sperm Whales Just Like to Hang Out?

Do Sperm Whales Just Like to Hang Out?

What’s nearly 65 ft. (20 meters) long and weighs up to 57,000 kilograms. Did I mention that they can also dive to ocean depths of 2,250 meters (7,382 ft.). It’s the sperm whale, the largest of toothed whales, but in spite of their monumental size, a couple of recent...