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Man Caught at Vienna Airport Smuggling 74 Chameleons for Tanzania

An Austrian man, attempting to smuggle 74 protected chameleons from Africa’s Usambara Mountains in Tanzania into Austria was intercepted at the airport and stopped. The 56-year-old man, whose identity has not been revealed to the public is believed to have the intention of selling the chameleons and lizards in the Czech Republic and other countries....
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Thomas Cook safari

Thomas Cook Collapses, what it means if you booked Tanzania safaris with Thomas Cook

What you need to know if you’re on a Tanzania Safari tour with the failed travel agent. The travel giant company,  Thomas Cook collapses after last-minute bailout plans to save the failing firm which has been running for 178-years. The tour company based in the U.K has ceased to trade with immediate effect, this is...
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Will Smith in Tanzania for the Wildebeest Migration

Hollywood actor Will Smith and wife Jada Pinkett Smith are in Tanzania for the second time after touring Tanzania about 2 years ago. The actor was spotted in the Serengeti National Park as he posed pictures with park rangers. Mr. Smith then went on to enjoy his African Safari experience at the Serengeti National Park....
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Black leopard roaming kenya

Black Leopard Spotted in Kenya for the first time in more than a century in Africa

The black leopard is an animal full of mystery. Many people have reported a few and unconfirmed short glimpses of this shadowy cat, until recently when researches from the San Diego Zoo confirmed that indeed it has been spotted and photographed. Although a handful can be found in zoo cages dotted around the world, no...
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Tanzania new e-visa and residence permit

Tanzania Launch Electronic Visa and Residence Permit

A new online Tanzania VISA application and residence permit has been officially launched for foreign nationals wishing to visit or live in Tanzania. This swift and amazing step was taken in order to enhance efficiency, security as well as boost revenue collection for Tanzania.  The move is aimed at enhancing efficiency, boost investment and security...
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Baby Rhino Saved from hungry hunting lions by heroic safari guides

This baby rhinoceros at the Ngorongoro Crater and Conservation Area was about to be mauled by a pride of hungry lions that were on a hunting mission. They spotted a calf with the mother rhinoceros at they started to chase the baby rhino. After a brief attempt to try and rescue the calf, the mother ran...
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Ruaha lions poisoning

Mass poisoning of Lions at Ruaha National Park

We are deeply saddened received a sad report. A mass poisoning incident in the Wildlife Management Area (WMA) just outside Ruaha National Park. We received a ‘mortality alert’ from one of our collared lions, and the team responded rapidly. When they arrived at the site, they found a devastating scene – six lions (the collared...
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new chameleon species, kinyongia msuyae

New chameleon species discovered in Tanzania, Kinyongia Msuyae

The brown and green chameleon with scattered blue spots was named Kinyongia msuyae, after Charles A. Msuya, a pioneer of Tanzanian herpetology who collected the first known specimen of the new species. The chameleon was found only in only four forest fragments, two in the Udzungwa Mountains and two in the Livingstone Mountains — spanning...
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Reasons to Visit Tanzania

A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in...
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African big Cats

The Tanzanian cheetah, also commonly known as the East African cheetah, is a subspecies of cheetah native to East Africa. There are a total of five subspecies of cheetahs in the world, and of these, the Tanzanian Cheetah is the oldest and largest subspecies. While they can be found in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda and Somalia;...
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