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Elephants, Baobabs, and a Noted Lack of Bathroom Breaks

Ten days ago we students in SFS Tanzania began our Directed Research projects in earnest. The students had been divided into three groups based on our interests- Environmental Policy, Wildlife Management, and Wildlife Ecology. 592 more words

Tanzania

NILE MONITOR - VARANUS NILOTICUS

Nile monitors, which are a species of least concern, are found throughout most of Africa’s aquatic habitats. They can reach a length of over two meters, most of which is the tail. 85 more words

Africa

CROP RAIDING VERVETS

Currently I am a research assistant on a project with urban vervets. During this time I am required to follow them around all day, and watch them when they get up to no good, which is very common for vervets, let alone ones in an urban setting. 156 more words

Africa

Weekly Photo Challenge: Afloat (On Reflections)

My submission for the Weekly Photo Challenge.  I took this photo on 4/13 at Lake Manyara National Park in northern Tanzania.  After two months of waiting to see them close-up, I finally had my chance! 22 more words

Tanzania

The Big Five

Last week we returned from Serengeti muddy, tanned, exhausted, and smiling. On numerous occasions, we had to free our cars from the treacherous muck of rainy season roads. 556 more words

Tanzania

IVORY BURN

Today was the day that Malawi’s president, Peter Mutharika, was scheduled to burn the countries ivory stockpile. This was set to follow countries such as Ethiopia and Kenya, who recently burned six tonnes and 15 tonnes of ivory, respectively, earlier this year. 725 more words

Africa