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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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African Animal Quiz: What Do You Call A Group of…

Photo: Thomson Safaris guest, LeeAnn Carvalho We’ve all heard of herds of cattle, or packs of dogs, but some species get-togeth...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Wildlife

Be A Number One Tracker…of Number Twos

There are many signs guides use in the field to help them find animals; the nearest source of water, the flick of a tail from...

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Things that go Bump in the Night: Tanzania’s Nocturnal Wildlife

The sun-drenched plains of Tanzania are an ideal spot for wildlife viewing, but no matter how long you’re willing to wait, ther...

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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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Hyenas: Nature’s Gender Benders

Medieval notions about African animals are interesting (and often amusing), in large part because most of the people writing ab...

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African Animal Quiz: The Aardwolf

“Aardwolf25” by Greg Hume – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons – http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fil...

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Let’s Talk (and Grunt, and Whoop) About Hyena

Laying in bed at the end of a long day in the bush, you hear a distinctive high-pitched giggling sound, a hee-hee-hee on helium...

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