Good things come in small packages

"There's more here than meets the eye." 9/8/18

Found exclusively in the territory of New Caledonia, New Caledonian geckos are the largest living species of their kind. Sadly, due to continued loss and degradation of their forest habitat, these little critters are considered a threatened species.

Swinging Fore Gold in Nepal

Since before she was born, Pratima Sherpa was destined to have a career in golf. Her parents met while working on one of Nepal's only golf courses—the Royal Nepal Golf Club in Kathmandu—and Pratima herself was born and raised on the green. 

China's City of Canals

Over 2,000 years ago, the city of Zhenyuan, China, was built on a natural moat, sandwiched between mountains, intentionally built to keep out intruders. But today, tourists cruise through the city's canals, earning the moniker the "Venice of the Orient." 

Rediscovering the Elusive Blue Butterfly

The Palos Verdes blue is an extremely rare butterfly species that can only be found in one specific area of Southern California. In the 1980s, the true blue beauty was thought to have been extinct, but in later years, was rediscovered the wild, to the shock of scientists. 

Mountain Biking in the North Pole

Professional mountain biker Darren Berrecloth has spent his career scouring the globe for the biggest and steepest trails on the planet. His latest expedition took him somewhere unexpected—the remote uninhabited island of Axel Heiberg in Canada, 40 miles south of the North Pole. 

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