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As of today, Baobab Expeditions (see our rating of the company) is offering an 11-day private gorilla and rhino safari in Rwanda and Kenya, led by the most impressive of experts: Dr. Clare Richardson, president of the venerable Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International. An authority on gorilla research, she'll take you mountain gorilla tracking and…

With bushmeat trade on the rise and gorillas the decline, there's never been a better time to make the trek to Africa to check out these wild yet humanlike beasts for yourself. Let's face it, in a few more years, you may not have the chance. An undercover investigation conducted by Endangered Species International recently revealed that…

Making the pilgrimage to Uganda or Rwanda to see the mountain gorillas, admired for their humanlike mannerisms and massive grace, is one of the greatest adventure trips around. In fact, it's a trip we regularly feature in the pages of ADVENTURE, in part because the high cost, low-volume tourism model helps protect the natural environment of…

Text by Keith Rutowski Found: History, Bones, TreasureThe Florida-based treasure-hunting firm Odyssey Marine Exploration Inc. announced their discovery of Admiral John Balchin's legendary warship, the HMS Victory, in the frigid waters of the English Channel. Lost 265 years ago during a fierce gale, the wreck contains a pirate's delight of gold coins, possibly valued at over $1…