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Phone: (415) ***-****  
Email: j***@***.com
Local Address:  San Francisco , California , United States
Wild Planet Adventures
1001 Bridgeway #455
Sausalito , California 94965
United States

Company Description: The expert wildlife guides of Wild Planet Adventures go the extra mile to explore remote wildlife habitat and study wildlife patterns in destinations not often...   more

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  • Marketing and Sales Education
    Florida Real Estate Institute
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Wild Planet Adventures | Borneo | Weird Wonderful Wildlife 12 Day Borneo, 12 Oct 2015 [cached]
Riverbed Night Hike for Nocturnal Animals In April 2015, Wild Planet Adventures Director Josh Cohen created an exclusive activity at Borneo Rainforest Lodge after noticing that the only open area good for night spotting was on the 4km road going in-and-out of the lodge, which had vehicles of all sizes traveling on it most hours of the day and night, which would scare away many of the more rare and hard-to-find animals. So with the help of BRL's guides and a resident Ranger, Josh figured out a way to hike on an old trail to the east of the Raleigh canopy bridge that runs parallel to the Sungai Segama river, towards the confluence, and then cut back into the riverbed, enjoy a light snack while waiting until it gets dark, and then return via the riverbed.
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In the words of founder Josh Cohen, "Since 1991 we have shared many intimate encounters with wildlife that have left us, and our guests, breathless with wonder.
In April 2015 wildlife expert Josh Cohen, Director of Wild Planet Adventures, mounted an extensive two-pronged expedition to Malaysia: first, to scout Borneo's Lost World and then to investigate how to increase the percentage of rare animal sightings on its wildlife-focused tours.
Cohen explains that Maliau Basin Conservation Area is a virtually self-contained ecosystem never inhabited by humans and where large areas still remain unexplored. Efforts are underway to nominate Maliau Basin as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
"It's no wonder Maliau Basin is called the "Lost World. Here you can experience something that is nearly impossible to find anywhere else on earth: the forest floor is so pristine and untouched, if you step off the trail it is likely that no other human will have ever set foot where you are standing! Cohen said.
He added that while wildlife is extremely shy, Maliau Basin Conservation Area offers perhaps the only remotely viable chance to see some of the world's rarest animals including the clouded leopard, sun bear, pygmy elephant, Malaysian badger and the reclusive Bornean rhino.
"Wild Planet travelers will enjoy a nocturnal wildlife walk exclusive to our guests to monitor camera traps, conditions permitting," Cohen said. Wild Planet has made special arrangements with wildlife researchers at Maliau Basin Conservation Area who will share recent camera trap photos of some of these and other rare animals.
Throughout Cohen's Borneo scouting expedition, he and his staff went to great lengths to explore remote areas at unusual times of day, utilizing eco-responsible methods such as electric motor boats, silent safaris and ultra low-impact strategies to assure the best possible chance to spot animals not commonly seen by even the most diligent travelers. They scouted remote tributaries of the Kinabatangan River after midnight, arranged exclusive nocturnal access to wildlife-rich habitat surrounding Gomantong limestone caves, traversed uncharted riverbed trails in the Danum Valley and made special arrangements with scientific researchers to hike into remote camera trap destinations in Maliau Basin Conservation Area.
"The results were staggering," he said.
Josh Cohen, founder of Wild Planet Adventures, outlines when his guests should travel to maximize wildlife sightings, particularly of rare and hard-to-find animals.
Cohen calls Wild Planet Adventure's Jaguar's Trail: Pantanal to Amazon 15-Day Adventure "our most value-packed itinerary" featuring wildlife safaris by jeep, boat and foot in three different regions of the Pantanal and a remote area of the Amazon. Cohen also reports, "We average spotting 1.5 jaguars per day, and sometimes as many as 7!
Staying true to this travel formula, Wild Planet Adventures founder Josh Cohen places the Republic of Zambia top on his safari check list. He offers these 10 surprising advantages of wildlife safaris in Zambia, one of Africa's least visited countries.
"It's a cliché that 'the guide makes the trip', but to experience the bush with these legendary guides and witness their amazing tracking skills is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience," said Cohen.
"Wild Planet Adventures goes to great lengths to preserve the authentic safari experience by combining truly isolated and remote locations with master guides who exemplify tracking as an art form, so travelers see authentic 'wild' animal behavior while minimizing adaptation," Cohen said.
Following are founder Josh Cohen's personal favorites.
Editor's Note: Interviews with founder Josh Cohen, images, and itineraries are always available upon request.
Over the last year, each of these countries has triumphed over a challenge, undergone a shift or revealed a special secret relevant to wildlife travel according to Josh Cohen, founder of Wild Planet Adventures and his global staff of wildlife experts. For the complete article see
"Interested travelers MUST make their reservations now for the 2015 peak jaguar viewing season that starts in early July and continues through the end of October," says Cohen.
Klong Seang is a wildlife sanctuary on the far northeast corner of a 185 sq. km. lake, where Cohen's team brings guests by long-tail boat and kayak (for silent approach to the animals) from their base at a spectacular floating aqua-lodge.
The secret: "While fewer people are traveling to Africa for safari because of the Ebola fear, Zambia is 100% clear of the crisis and located 5,300km from the nearest Ebola outbreak; flights to Zambia do not stop in Ebola affected zones and Zambia was one of the first countries to ban travelers from affected areas in order to protect its safari economy," says Cohen.
Editor's Note: Interviews with founder Josh Cohen, images, and itineraries are available upon request.
Josh Cohen, founder/owner of Wild Planet Adventures, says that the way he designs trips, specific to wildlife lovers, sets his company's explorations apart. "The big cats, such as the jaguars in Brazil, are among the most elusive of animals, yet our guests see them time and again in their natural habitats," says Cohen.
"Our track record for seeing the world's rarest and most elusive animals may well be the most comprehensive of any wild animal specialists leading tours today," he adds.
"In Costa Rica it's really no mystery why some parks and preserves get most of the tourist traffic," explains Josh Cohen, Wild Planet Adventures founder and owner.
"With eye-popping photographs we've been able to get viewers as close as possible to real travel moments and the exhilaration of authentic wildlife encounters," says Josh Cohen, Wild Planet Adventures founder/owner.
You're not overwhelmed by information the minute you visit the home page," promises Cohen.
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"HeroQuest" Adventures; spiritual quests to renew purpose, create vision, success., 2 May 2006 [cached]
JOSH COHEN, C.H.T. - Director
Founder and Director of InnerQuest Adventures since 1991. Josh has been a pioneer in the integration of outdoor experiential education with psychospiritual, multi-sensual, and body-oriented approaches to healing and personal growth.
He is grounded in over 12 years of experience working with groups and individals in both therapeutic and adventure capacities. He as been an outspoken advocate of alternative methodologies that focus on the realization of potential instead of traditional passive therapies that focus on pathology.
Over a decade ago, Josh left a successful career as a Hollywood film executive in order to pursue a more spiritually fulfilling expression of his life. He studied with many different spiritual teachers and traditions, which led him to deeper levels of consciousness and heightened awareness of the universal laws of nature. His work continues through his efforts to help others reach for their dreams and to embrace their unlimited spirit in a way that is grounded in the body, in nature, and in everyday human experience.
Josh's genuine warmth, exuberant nature, and robust appreciation for humor create a fun, light-hearted atmosphere for your HeroQuest adventure. Although skilled in outdoor leadership and emergency response, he still trips over his own two feet, granting permission for others to risk and enjoy their own creative "trips".
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