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Kangaroos are wild animals. While you will come across them if you are driving in rural areas, do not approach them. While most will simply run away, some may enter a more defensive posture especially if there are young (joeys) nearby. A kick from an adult can kill a human (http://www.amazingaustralia.com.au/animals/kangaroo_attacks.htm). Kangaroos can be ...


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It depends on how close you intend on getting for your selfies. If you insist on approaching closely, I would only do so in a controlled environment. If you're willing to have your selfie with the kangaroos a dozen or more metres in the background, you'll be fine. As to where you're able to do so, just about every major town or tourist location has some ...


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Speaking strictly statistically, judging by the official range of the creature, it actually runs in two bands from the north of the Dead Sea, down the west a bit, and down the east. Notably, not SW (you may have to zoom into the map). Animals are of course, wild and hard to predict - the bane of anyone looking for something in a wildlife reserve. However, ...


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National parks are a bit far but you have many options depending on how long you are willing to travel. Here are a couple options closer or further from Lyon. Parc National des Écrins This is far from Lyon and better done from Grenoble (1h30 from Lyon), and it is the beginning of "real" mountains, the Alps. This is one destination option among many. You ...


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The Cairns Tropical Zoo has a Kangaroo enclosure: Spend time in our kangaroo area. Around 60 tame Eastern Grey kangaroos spend their day meeting visitors, eating from your hand and lazing in the heat of the day. I can confirm that they will let you get relatively close if they are in the right mood, but not necessarily for the kind of "hugging" selfie ...


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The Dombes region is accessible from Lyon by regional train (TER) in about 35 minutes. The region has hundreds of ponds, used for fish farming. There are 130 bird species living here and waterfowl abound. There are walking and biking routes, bike rental is available. http://www.villars-les-dombes.com/


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TL;DR There is indeed such a place next to Ein Gedi, called Nahal David (David Creek). Though nothing is guaranteed with wild animals. Full Answer I am actually hoping to get a close look at Hyrax A close look? How close? Your best bet is to look for a zoo that holds them in a small cage. Other than that, these are wild animals, and it won't be easy ...


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There are plenty of options available, subject to accommodation availability and the season. Since you plan for September, I deliberately eliminate major wildlife sanctuaries since possibilities of getting permits done are rare. Agumbe. State: Karnataka. Koyna Nagar. State: Maharashtra. Tadoba Wildlife Sanctuary. State: Maharashtra. Mudumalai. State: ...


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I'm aware of only two: Tiger Temple, close to Kanchanaburi You can have your picture taken with grown up tigers. Fascinating. I've been here and don't remember young tigers. Tiger Kingdom, close to Chiang Mai Here, the draw is being able to play with young tigers. I've been here, it was awesome. 'safe' is very relative. It's extremely unlikely anything ...


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The Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary in Brisbane also has a kangaroo enclosure where you can hand-feed kangaroos, including (according to their website) Red Kangaroos and Eastern Grey Kangaroos. I visited many years ago and can confirm that they will eat out of your hand; however, selfies were not a thing then, and so I didn't try to take one.


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The North Link Ferries site has a Shetland Ponies page which says: As you travel through Shetland, you will see lots of ponies grazing by the roadside or on the heathery hills, appearing to roam wild. These apparently wild ponies are all owned by local crofters. Ponies can be seen in the West Mainland, Tingwall, Dunrossness and the island of Unst. ...


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From the Friends of Algonquin page on bears: Although Black Bears are reasonably common in Algonquin Park with the population thought to be around 2,000 (about one for every three square kilometres) there is no particularly good place for them and you will have to be very lucky to see one. ... In most cases, a bear will hear or smell you before you ...


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TL;DR: There is no problem taking a bath there, unless you run into some private people who think it's a bad idea personally. Long version: The question is if the well is on public land or not. Let's try to locate it and see: The pool the Wikipedia page refers to belongs to a completely different church (St Mary-in-the-Castle Church) and is in a ...


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Gelada's you may find mostly in mountain terrain in the north of Ethiopia. You could be lucky even in Addis but I don't know any good spot. Better chances you could have around the rifts near Aletu. If you go further and reach out until Debre Sina you can see many of them easily. They are in use to human visitors and will let you come close. Nights in Debre ...


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Absolutely! Conservation areas often have them. Here's a picture I took in 2010 from a lookout at the Fleetwood Creek conservation area in Kawartha Lakes: There are plenty of others in the area. Are you looking to go north or south of Peterborough? Would you like to get a lake involved as well? The leaves are good right now in this area by the way. I got ...


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If you are traveling to Melbourne, I recommend you visit Healesville Sanctuary, it's about an hour east of Melbourne, they have Kangaroo's they are quite used to people. http://www.zoo.org.au/healesville/animals


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Banff and Jasper are no different than Yellowstone in terms of summer traffic. Campgrounds, hotels fill early, lots of folks enjoying the sights and trails. Plenty of traffic on the road between the two.


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Do you already have other destinations in mind, or is it just trekking and lakes? On foot, by bike, by boat? Genuine nature or scenery with tourist infrastructure? There are many lakes, but keep in mind that Germany is densely populated, you won't find really spectacular wilderness. Have a look at these examples: Alpsee Spreewald Mecklenburgische ...


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The official Japan Customs Procedures of Passenger Clearance page omits any mention of seashells or shellfish. They fall under no category of Prohibited Articles, and under Restricted Articles, while it says Plants and animals must be presented to the plant or animal quarantine officer for quarantine inspection prior to Customs examination. the shells ...


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You should not just go to the coast and hope to see seals, first of all, they are often not where you would expect them and secondly, they are often in reserves and off limits for visitors. A quick search in Dutch does bring up quite a few options, search words -zeehonden kijken in het wild-. One mentions that 'wad lopen' mudflat hiking often gives the ...


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Cleland Wildlife Park in Adelaide has tame Kangaroos for selfies.


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Featherdale in Sydney has wallabies and possibly roos. Bonorong, just outside Hobart, has both. In fact, they give you a bag of food for them upon entry. They seem to be very people friendly and don't mind you petting them.


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The official Turismo de Vigo website has a dedicated page on hiking with plenty of information. It mentions hiking routes for beginners and experienced hikers, as well as various sea-view trails. The Federacion Gallega de Montanismo (the Galician Mountaineering Federation) is headquartered in Vigo, hence you could try contacting them for information on ...


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I answer myself. After some extensive researching, I've found this blog post in Spanish that says: The visitor center has some confortable huts with beds, bathroom and AC [..] is the only place you can stay overnight, because you cannot camp. Also, it explains that there are crocodiles in the area, so it's not a good idea to camp in the beach even ...


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I've been to Mount Bromo and Ijen crater many times. If you want to get a good view and landscape then better you go to Mount Bromo, take the picture on Penanjakan viewpoint, you'll get the picture: But if you want to see the big crater with toxic water and sulfur (and blue fire at night) with the chance of getting closer to the crater, then better to ...


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I went to the Featherdale Wildlife Park outside of Sydney when I was about 16. It was great and plenty of exotic(by my standards) animals running around that could be fed and touched. However, I don't recall any kangaroos that were free roaming in the park, I think they were all in enclosed spaces, but plenty of small wallabies running around like goons.


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The Camping page for Yellowstone National Park describes two types of campgrounds: reservation and first-come-first-served. Obviously for the reservation type, you need to make a reservation; at peak times I would expect them to be fully booked. Summer weekends are probably the most popular times of all. For first-come-first-served, you would need to ...


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Importation of dogs into the United States is controlled by the Centers for Disease Control. This is a summary of their official rules: Your dog must either be from a rabies-free country, or have a current certificate of rabies vaccination from a licensed veterinarian, having received the vaccination at least 30 days before entering the US. If the ...


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Just to expand on a couple of the answers above, in logistical terms it's true that you have to fly to get to either Iquitos or Puerto Maldonado, but... it's worth noting that from Iquitos you can only really fly to Lima whereas you can fly between Puerto Maldonado and Cusco as well as Lima - this means that Puerto Maldonado fits in much better to a trip in ...


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I'll note up front that I've only been to Puerto Maldonado of the two, but of your interests you've listed: While Puerto Maldonado is on the Rio Madre de Dios, Iquitos is on the Amazon River proper. At Iquitos it is already at least three times the size of Rio Madre de Dios. Advantage: Iquitos. Monkeys are visible at both, but the river dolphins are only ...



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