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World Elephant Day 2018

World Elephant Day 2018

12-08-2018   Today it is the world elephant day. A day where we think about the Elephant, the positive and the negative. But mostly about the danger that they are facing nowadays. There are two types of elephants, the African and the Asian elephant. As the name suggests, the African elephants live in Africa and the Asian elephants live in Asia. The continent that they are living on is not their only difference. Difference between African – and Asian Elephant…

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The difference between water turning on the hemispheres

The difference between water turning on the hemispheres

  One of the small little facts that I always loved is the way the water turns when going down. The difference between the turning on either side of the equator. When I was on my travel throughout Uganda we crossed the equator a couple of times. Of course, I made a couple of funny pictures standing exactly on the 0-degrees line. 1 foot on the northern and 1 foot on the southern hemisphere… But on one of the more…

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The mighty mountain gorilla

The mighty mountain gorilla

I still have to pinch myself when thinking about it… I have seen the endangered mountain gorillas! After my internship I did two weeks travel throughout Uganda, to see some more of the country before flying back home. Visiting one of the gorilla families is something you have to plan months in ahead. There are limited people allowed every day to visit the gorillas. Every gorilla family will be visited once a day by a group of maximum 7 people, excluded…

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