Mosi-oa-Tunya-The Victoria Falls fun facts

Mosi-oa-Tunya (From the Kololo or Lozi language) that is the name known to locals, can be translated as smoke that thunders. British explorer and missionary David Livingston was the first European to view it and named it Victoria Falls after the then queen of England The Zambezi river that falls as Victoria Falls is the […]

The Maasai Mara

Maasai Mara is a large national game reserve in Narok Kenya. Maasai Mara is an extension of Serengeti National Park in northern Tanzania. Masai Mara is named in honor of the Maasai people, who are ancestral inhabitants of the area. All Big Five animals are found in Masai Mara, Lions, Elephants, Rhinoceroses, Buffalos and Leopards. […]

TWO NEW NORTHERN WHITE RHINO EMBRYOS CREATED AT CHRISTMAS. NOW THERE ARE 5!

Nairobi, Kenya – The international consortium of scientists and conservationists that is working towards preventing the extinction of the northern white rhino through advanced assisted reproduction technologies is happy to announce that in December 2020, two new northern white rhino embryos were produced. On December 13, the team of Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (Leibniz-IZW), Safari […]

12 interesting facts about Tanzania, you may probably don’t know about

1. The most expensive hardwood tree Tanzania has the most expensive hardwood tree in the world, the Mpingo tree, also known as the Blackwood tree. 2. Earliest human skull The earliest human skull in the world was discovered in Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania. 3. Concentration of Animals Tanzania has the largest concentration of animals per square kilometres […]

Some interesting facts about the Mursi tribe of Ethiopia, one of the most isolated community in Ethiopia

Mursi tribe is found in Omo Valley region of Ethiopia, this region is known of cultural diversity with nearly two dozen tribes inhabiting the region often with inhospitable environment. Mursi are Surmic ethnic group in Ethiopia close to the South Sudan’s border. Their language is Mursi language of the Surmic language group. Their population is […]

Facts about Amboseli National Park

Amboseli was formerly known as Maasai Amboseli game reserve. ‘Amboseli’ is a local Maasai word meaning ‘salty dust.’ The Maasai people are the earliest inhabitants of the area, they used to graze their livestocks in the park and often encountered too much dust when their livestocks walk especially during dry seasons. Amboseli lies in the […]

The Himba of Namibia and Angola

Language: Otjihimba, a dialect of the Herero language. Population : About 20,000 to 50,000 people. They are found in Namibia and Angola. The Himba (singular: Omuhimba, plural : Ovahimba) are ancient tribe of Namibia, they are closely related to the Herero. They are semi-nomadic, pastoral people who keep cattle and goats. Women tend to perform […]

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