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These select animals became extinct for the last over 200 years in Africa

For the last 100 years around 500 species have completely disappeared from the space of earth probably due to human. These are some of the select few that today are mystery; Bubal Hartebeest. Extinction Date: 1923 These animals roamed freely north of Sahara, specifically from Morocco to Egypt. When French came during partition and scrambling […]

Lake Retba, fun facts for kids

Lake Retba is situated in Senegal and lies 35 km northeast of the capital Dakar. This lake is famous because of its unusual pink color. The color of the lake is caused by the Dunaliella salina bacteria, which is attracted by the lake’s salt contents. The color is usually visible during the dry season from […]

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. […]

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 […]

The killer Lakes of Cameroon

Africa has share of natural disasters, from the most dangerous volcanoes in the world to the most dangerous lakes in the world. Lake Nyos is a crater lake in the northwestern part of Cameroon meaning that the water there poured in long after the incredibly explosive volcanic eruption that made it ended fore more than […]

The Samburu “Butterflies” people of Kenya.

The Samburu people are Nilotic people found in north-central Kenya. They are semi-nomadic pastoralists who keep cattle, sheep, goats and camels. They call themselves Lokop or Loikop. Terms may refer to “Owners of the land. ” Samburu speaks the Samburu dialect of the Maa language, which is a Nilotic language group. The Samburu like Maasai, […]

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