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Dena Haines

Hi, I'm Dena Haines. And I'm co-founder of Storyteller Travel. I love to cover food, animals, and destinations around the world.

I also blog about photography at ClickLikeThis.

What Do Kangaroos Eat? All Species (Likes, Plants, Meat?)

What do kangaroos eat? The short answer is grass (like a cow). The longer answer depends on the kangaroo and where it lives. Ground-dwelling kangaroos are herbivores, meaning they only eat plants and vegetables. There are four kangaroo species and they each have slightly different diets. Keep reading to learn more about these beloved Australia …

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9 Types of Tigers: Guide to All Subspecies (Size, Population, Illegal Trade)

How many tiger species are there? Learn about all 9 types of tigers, including population size, weight, range, illegal trade in tiger parts, and unique features. These types are all subspecies of the tiger species. 9 Types of Tigers: (Guide to All Subspecies) With their grace and powerful form, tigers are some of the most …

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19 Facts About African Oxpecker Birds (Both Species of Buphagus)

Have you seen little birds on rhinos and hippos? They are oxpeckers – small parasite-eating birds from Africa. Here are 19 oxpecker bird facts, including diet, symbiotic relationships with hippos, zebras, rhinos, and differences between the species. 1. What does an oxpecker look like? Oxpeckers are small, parasitic birds that grow around 7 – 9 …

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Maracuya: Passion Fruit Guide (Taste, 7 Benefits, How to Eat it)

Maracuya is also called yellow passion fruit. But you may be wondering what it tastes like, if it’s good for you, and how to eat it. We’ll talk about all of that in this post plus share a great recipe resource. Is Maracuya Passion Fruit? Yes. Maracuya is a type of passion fruit grown in …

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Tagua Nut Guide: South America’s Vegetable Ivory (Vegan, Sustainable)

Tagua nuts are vegan, sustainable faux ivory product grown in South America. Learn about this beautiful jewelry product grown by tagua palms in the Phytelephas genus. If you’re wondering what tagua is, how it’s used and where it comes from, you’re in the right place. What is Tagua Nut? Tagua (also known as vegetable ivory) …

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Where are the Galapagos Islands Located? Coordinates, Elevation, Timezone…

The Galapagos Islands are a top destination for nature lovers all over the globe. But where are the Galapagos Islands located? Which country do they belong to and how do you get there? We’ll cover this and more in this post, so let’s get started. Where are the Galapagos Islands? The Galapagos Islands are located …

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33 Wild Spotted Hyena Facts (Crocuta crocuta) Diet, Cubs…

Want to learn more about spotted hyenas? In this post, you’ll learn 33 spotted hyena facts, including: Are they related to dogs? Do they really laugh? Are they dangerous or friendly? This post provides you answers to these questions plus lots more surprising guides to spotted hyenas. For your safety: we recommend a good pair of binoculars and …

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60 Zebra Facts for Animal Lovers and Africa Travelers (All 3 Species)

Zebras are intriguing animals. They look like horses with black and white stripes. In this post, you’ll learn 60 zebra facts. They include habits, habitat, risks, speed, coloring and more. Can you own a zebra as a pet? Why do zebras have stripes? Read on to learn the answers to these questions and other fascinating …

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Guide to Ecuador’s 11 National Parks (and 25 Reserves & Wildlife Refuges)

Love nature? Then Ecuador belongs at the top of your bucket list. In this post, we’ll cover all of Ecuador’s national parks, wildlife refuges, and ecological, biological, and geobotanical reserves. These 36 parks and reserves cover every part of the country and have something for everyone. This post is divided into five sections: national parks, …

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24 Spectacled Caiman Facts: Guide to Caiman crocodilus

Interested to learn more about spectacled caiman? These average sized caiman live across much of Latin America – from Mexico to Brazil and Peru. In this post, you’ll learn facts about spectacled caiman including their diet, habitat, habits, unique features, and more. Safety tip: While spectacled caiman aren’t especially dangerous to humans (more below), it’s …

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