|   A Safari Category List, People

Bongo Flava: The Rhythm of Tanzania

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  |   A Safari Category List, Wildlife

Neurotics in the Bush: Vervet Monkeys

Photo taken by Thomson Safaris guest, Chris Donovan It’s common to talk about how much we share with primate species; we’re evo...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

Meet Your Guides: Kumbi Salim

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

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  |   A Safari Category List, Wildlife

How The Big Five Made The Cut

We tell all our guests to keep an eye out for the “big five” species—lion, rhinoceros, leopard, cape buffalo, and elephant—beca...

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  |   A Safari Category List, History

Tanzania’s Flags

When we think of a nation’s history, particularly an African nation’s, we often think of it as a “before and after” image: on t...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Wildlife

Spin-Cycle: The Great Migration

It’s been called a Natural Wonder of the modern world, immortalized by dozens of nature shows (and one well-known Disney movie)...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Wildlife

The Deadliest Mustache in the WORLD: Cape Buffalos

There’s one indisputable mark of a true supervillain. No, it’s not a constant feline companion, or even a plot to take over the...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

Meet Your Guides: Hashim Kindu

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

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  |   A Safari Category List, Wildlife

Can’t Take My Eyes off of You: The Tragic Lives, and Loves, of Sable Antelopes

Male sable antelopes maintain an awkward, flexed-neck posture even when galloping. It makes them appear more physically imposin...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Food

Traditional Maasai Food: Blood and Milk

A Maasai herder tends his cattle Photo taken by Thomson Safaris guest, Beverly Halliwell-Ross Italians have pasta, Russians hav...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Wildlife

The ___est Birds Around: Ostriches, the Superlative Species

Ostriches racing through the Ngorongoro Crater Photo: Thomson Safaris guests, Betsy and Paul Goldenberg Ever watched an award...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Folklore

Swahili Story-Time: The Trapper, The Lion, and The Hare

By Wolfgang Hieronymus Von Bömmel (1660 – 1700) (Details of artist on Google Art Project) [Public domain or Public domain], via...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Wildlife

Claws Out: Things You Didn’t Know About Claws

There are plenty of good reasons to avoid Africa’s best-known predators, many of them sticking out of the ends of their paws. C...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

First-Time Tourists: Tanzania Staff Trip

The employees that run the ground operations in Tanzania are incredibly adept at anticipating, and meeting, travelers’ needs. T...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Safari

The Bone Collector: African Crested Porcupines

He always seemed like such a nice, normal porcupine… “Westafrikanisches Stachelschwein” by C-8 – Own work. Licensed under CC BY...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Safari

Fooling Nature: The Jackal

Older pups often help raise and care for younger siblings. Photo: Thomson Safaris guests Terry O’Neill & Linda McCormick In fol...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Giving Back

A Trip of a Lifetime Becomes A Lifelong Connection: Mike Rubenstein, Part 2

Earlier this week, we posted the first part of an interview with past guest, Dr. Mike Rubenstein. In it, he spoke about his fi...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Giving Back

A Trip of a Lifetime Becomes A Lifelong Connection: Mike Rubenstein, Part 1

It’s pretty common for us to hear from returning travelers that their safari or Kilimanjaro trek was a truly life-changing exp...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Safari

Nature’s Bathing Beauties: Hippos

Sunburned? Photo: Thomson Safaris guest, Debbie Stowers When we send travelers on safari, we always tell them to pack a broad-b...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Flora

A Cuppa Tanzania

Even if you haven’t had a chance to visit Tanzania yet, you may have had a little taste of it…in your coffee cup! The country i...

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