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Romania: The return of the European bison

If you go down to the Romanian woods today, you’re sure of a big surprise. Tipping the scales at 1,400lbs, Europe’s largest mammal has returned from near extinction.<p>We encountered the herd of European bison (Bison bonasus) 100 yards away in a forest clearing near Armenis village. Staring towards us …

The world's most exotic rivers - and how to cruise them

A Nat Geo Explorer's Favorite Canada Places

Canadian anthropologist and ethnobotanist Wade Davis, a National Geographic explorer-in-residence, has spent his career roaming the globe—but he still has favorites at home.<p><b>Cape Crawford, Baffin Island, on the Summer Solstice</b><p>Only three species overwinter in the Canadian Arctic: humans, polar bears, …

Where the Buffalo Roam: Dakotas Road Trip

<i>By Jenna Schnuer</i><p>In western South Dakota, a buffalo nibbles grass on the side of a road. One sight of the behemoth, its spindly legs supporting its bulk as if by magic, and I’m hooked. Three weeks into a drive from New Jersey to Alaska, on what I intended to be a quick detour into Custer State Park, …

Uber is testing a lunch delivery service in Santa Monica

UberFresh trial runs through next Friday<p>Presumably, Uber will one day be able to do basically anything for you that involves even the slightest amount of movement, and today that's getting a bit closer to reality as it begins to test a food delivery service in Santa Monica, California. The trial …