When you think Dubai and the UAE, it's mostly man made marvels that spring to mind - the Burj Khalifa, the Dubai Mall, Palm Islands, and the like. But there is a more "eco" side to the Emirates, as well - and not just parks and gardens like Dubai's Zabeel and Mushrif Parks. Outside the shiny canyons of glass and steel, the desert awaits - some of which has been set aside as nature reserve and beyond desert safaris by camel, jeep, and ATV, there's also a significant amount of ecotourism. Here's a look at a half dozen ways to experience the flora and fauna of the Emirates.
Read more in Tripatini contributor Rocking Trips´ post Where the Wild Things Are in the United Arab Emirates: 6 Spots to Experience Wildlife.