Wild life tourism has grown in popularity for quite some time. Information on the same can be acquired from a number of sources. The easiest approach will be to browse on the internet search engine. There are several websites exclusively dedicated to specific wild life game reserves and sanctuaries. They feed you with sufficient information ranging from the mode of access, accommodation arrangement and tariffs, availability of transport, the best time of the year for a visit, special precautions if any and finally the diversity of plant and animals found in the region.
Despite the relevant information about the renowned sanctuaries and reserve forests, the wild world still houses virgin patches untouched by man. Information on these undiscovered regions is yet to come to public exposure. Someday we will come to know of their existence and may be an entirely new species previously not known to the world will be exposed.
Wild life enthusiasts all over the world have formed associations. They hold periodical forums and seminars on wild life tourism and all the related information. These animal lovers are active on the net. Information, queries and answers flood the online forums and could be a feedback base for setting out for an expedition to the animal kingdom.
Tourism departments of different countries are storehouses of data pertaining to wild life tourism. These departments issue booklet, guide maps and literature relating to wild life. The public awareness and responsibility towards the animals and their natural habitat are communicated to the world at large by these circulating literatures.
Many information and facts come up, which were previously unknown. For the wild life tourist out on gorilla expedition, he must keep a distance of seven meters at least from the animal and its group to prevent the spread of human disease. Out of the same reason, a tourist is not allowed to urinate once he enters in a gorilla habitat. If the tourist needs to defecate, he has got to do it in a hole, pour in disinfectant and cover it with mud. Gorillas have a habit of eating night soil; hence the precaution. These facts are startling, but they are important pieces of information which may affect wild life and habitat in an adverse way if precautionary measures are not taken. Wild animals roam in a pollution free environment. They are vulnerable to the toxic waste of civilization carried by human visitors. Lack of information about the ways of the jungle may lead to the extinction of an entire species altogether.
Books on animal behavior offer authentic information, which may affect wild life tourism. The hippos of African rivers could be very dangerous if you go too near their pods on your cruise steamer. These creatures are fiercely territorial and too treacherous to be funny. So when sighting hippos keep a safe distance. They may surprise you with their swiftness despite their huge bulk. These small informations are important lack of which could be fatal.
Bodies like national wild life visitor centers, web magazines and wild life programs on television feed the tourist with vital information like which animals and birds are on the verge of extinction and what are the efforts being initiated to check it, distribution of various wild life species across the globe, their density and the condition of their habitat. They also enlighten us with such information like the net work of routes along which the migratory birds fly and the season of migration and possibility of sightings by the visiting tourist.
Information on wild life tourism is significant because it affects your expedition to a large extent. It is advised the information to be acquired from such non commercial organizations who do not have the sole objective to expand business. The facts should be authentic and unbiased.