|   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

Meet Your Guides: Mustapha Juma

Mustapha with Thomson Safaris guest, Robert After every safari, we hear from guests that their guide was amazing, and that he...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Wildlife

It’s All Greek to Me: The Interesting Origins of Animal Names

Believe it or not, since toddlerhood you, your children, and just about everyone you know, have been speaking Greek. Not fluen...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Art

Tanzania on Canvas: Tingatinga Painting

There are few souvenirs as evocative as a piece of traditional artwork, and for travelers to Tanzania, there’s one widespread f...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Wildlife

The Mane Event: The Purpose of Lion Manes

Illustrators with an anthropomorphic bent have played them up as nature’s crown on her chosen king of the beasts, and Charles ...

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  |   Stories About/From Our Guests

“Asante Sana to Thomson Safaris for making this dream happen!”

I had always dreamed about a safari in Africa since I was a young child. My children often heard about this but the realities o...

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  |   A Safari Category List, History

Tanzanite: Tanzania’s Eponymous Gem

Zoïsite (Tanzanite)” by Didier Descouens – Own work. Licensed under CC BY 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons – http://commons.wikimedia....

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  |   A Safari Category List, Wildlife

Predators from Prehistory: Crocodiles

Crocodile shows off its (fierce) pearly whites Photo: Thomson Safaris guest, Harry Coulombe Everyone jokes that cockroaches are...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

Meet Your Guides: Mohamed Mbaruku

After every safari, we hear from guests that their guide was amazing, and that he “must be the best” guide we employ. At this p...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Wildlife

X Marks the Spots…Sometimes: Giraffe Markings

The Maasai giraffe’s irregularly-shaped, darker spots make it easy to recognize.  Photo: Thomson Safaris guests Patti and Tom M...

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