Lucian Parker Dee

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World's Most Beautiful Museums

Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime.com. Article by Robert Firpo-Cappiello of Budget Travel.<p>There's nothing like a relaxing afternoon spent basking in the glory of world-famous paintings and sculptures -- not to mention picking up a brag-worthy keepsake in the museum shop. Here, our favorite collections …

Hippo vs. Elephant: Giants Face Off

<b>Back off, buddy! That’s no welcoming smile, but a hippopotamus leaving absolutely no doubt that an African elephant is an unwanted visitor to its home turf.</b><p>“There is an island on the middle of the Chobe River to which this elephant had crossed. The hippo was not happy about it and was apparently …

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Conversation With Nick Nichols and Brent Stirton

<i>Conversations is an ongoing series where photographers, editors, and curators talk about concepts in photography as well as recent projects.</i><p>In this edition of <b>Conversations</b>, photographers Nick Nichols and Brent Stirton discuss how a picture must “go to work” in the context of telling a story. …

Remote Rain Forest Expedition Finds 60 New Species

Scientists exploring Suriname's rain forests, some of the most remote on Earth, discovered 60 new species and a pristine region in need of protection.

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West Africa's newest zoo reopens its doors in Mali capital

Mali's national zoo reopened with little fanfare after two years of renovation. The facility provides visitors with a refuge from the traffic-ridden streets of the sprawling capital, Bamako, filled with cheap motorbikes imported from Indonesia, and where pavements and roadsides are brimming with …

Just Back: baptism day with the Maasai

It was baptism day in Kimuka village, Kenya. The confining, corrugated walls of the church were replaced by Maasailand’s flat, yawning expanse. The parched earth was brick red, and scattered with stones and boulders. Young acacia trees jutted out of the ground at every angle, their spiny, green …

Travel views: September 28-October 4, 2013

<b>This week's winner</b><p><b>Hooked on Kenya</b><p>Kenya will always hold a special place in our hearts (“Don’t stay away; Kenya needs tourists”, September 28). When I flew over the Maasai Mara in a tiny plane, en route to our first safari, Africa proved to be everything I expected of it and more. Herds of …

Elephant Crisis: An International March, As Warning and Call to Action

Changing Planet<p>By Daphne Sheldrick<p><b>Elephants have captured the imagination of individuals across the world. Majestic beings, they have enthralled even those who may never have enjoyed close contact with them.</b><p>It’s this empathy that has led thousands of people worldwide today to join the International …

Unusual Pictures: "Calcified" Birds, Bats Found at African Lake

Dead bats and birds preserved by a salty lake in Tanzania have been brought back to life in a photographic series.

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Keep Shelly In Athens - At Home

Hellenic duo <b>Keep Shelly In Athens</b> prove an intriguing proposition.<p>Their sound, an intoxicating swirl of dream pop, manages to remain upbeat despite …

Europe

Haim cover Miley Cyrus’ ‘Wrecking Ball’ – watch

The NME cover stars played the song in session for BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge<p>Haim have covered <b>Miley Cyrus</b>‘ current single ‘Wrecking Ball’.<p>The band …

The world's largest cave: in pictures