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How Lions Are Just Like Your Pet Cat

“Rawr” by Flickr user kahumphrey licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0 They may be top of the food chain, but underneath the fearsome ro...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Stories About/From Our Guests

Creating a Lifetime Connection to Tanzania with One Safari

We pride ourselves on providing top of the line safari experiences that travelers will remember fondly for years to come. But f...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

What You Need to Know About Ebola

An unfortunate side-effect of the 24-hour news cycle is that dramatic or tragic stories get much more coverage than stories of ...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Wildlife

Why Not Polka Dots? The Reasons Behind Zebra Stripes

Photo: Thomson Safaris guest, Cheryl Harvey When we think of zebras, “stripes” is probably the first thought that comes to mind...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Food

Tanzanian Food: Kuku Wa Mchuzi Na Karanga Recipe

“Peanuts” by Flickr user, Daniella Segura licensed under CC BY 2.0 Tanzanians have many dishes that feature “groundnuts,” their...

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Tanzania’s Ancient Wildlife: Titanosaurs

Several macronarian sauropods; from left to right, Camarasaurus, Brachiosaurus, Giraffatitan, and Euhelopus “Macronaria scrubbe...

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Shakespearean Chimpanzees: Love, Power, and Tragedy in Chimp Society

Chimpanzees are our closest relatives in the animal kingdom, and they share upwards of 99% of our DNA. It only stands to reaso...

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  |   A Safari Category List, People

A Child By Any Other Name…Wouldn’t Be Kuria

Kuria woman “Kurias singing and dancing” by Angela Sevin – originally posted to Flickr as Kurias singing and dancing. Licensed ...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Wildlife

Moving On Up: Wild Dog Releases in Serengeti National Park

Protecting rare and endangered species isn’t just about changing attitudes towards wildlife conservation; sometimes it’s as si...

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  |   A Safari Category List, History

An Adventurous Life, A HUGE Legacy: Frederick Selous

Arial photo of Rufiji River, Selous Game Reserve By BBM Explorer, Ipswich, United Kingdom [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.or...

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The Nose Knows: Amazing Elephant Trunks

It may just look like a Cyrano-length schnozz, but elephant trunks are much more than oversized snouts! These amazing appendage...

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  |   A Safari Category List, History

Unladylike Behavior: Tanzania’s First Female Explorer

By Van der Weyde (Bibliothèque nationale de France) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons They came from Germany, England, and...

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Wild Horses Can’t be Broken: Zebra Domestication Attempts

Photo: Thomson Safaris guest, Fain Zimmerman They’re closely related to horses, and they already sport a SWEET paint job, so wh...

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Prehistoric Predators: Ancient Crocodiles of East Africa

Crocodylus anthropophagus “Crocodylus anthropophagus NT” by NobuTamura email:nobu.tamura@yahoo.com palaeocritti – Own work. Lic...

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  |   A Safari Category List, People

Trading Lions for Pride: The Maasai Olympics

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QUIZ: Bringing Up Baby—Infant Names in the Animal Kingdom

Photo: Thomson Safaris guest, Adam Nielson Almost as soon as we start learning the names of animals, we start learning the name...

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Pride of Place: Tanzania’s National Anthem

National anthems are the standard bearer of patriotism. They’re meant to bind the citizens together, to proclaim that—forget wh...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Wildlife

Together Forever: Monogamous Safari Species

It’s the world’s oldest story: Boy meets girl. Boy falls for girl. Girl isn’t as interested, but eventually she’s won over by b...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Food

Tanzanian Food: Kashata Recipe (Coconut & Peanut Bars)

“Peco-Peanut-Brittle-Bar” by Evan-Amos – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons – http://commons.wikimedia...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Wildlife

Down to the Bones: Animal Osteophagia

Leopard tortoise Photo: Thomson Safaris guest, Tina Siebold Ever wake up with a strange, overwhelming craving for bananas, or a...

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