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Bear's best friends

A recently released study from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) details a new method using  “detection dogs,” genetic analysis, and scientific models to assess habitat suitability for bears in an area linking the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) to the northern U.S. 572 more words


A new Tanzanian chameleon

A new species of chameleon discovered recently in the forests of Tanzania’s southern highlands.

As presented in the paper; Menegon, M. Loader, S.P., Davenport, T.R.B., Howell, K.H., Tilbury, C.R., Machaga, S. 30 more words



Amazingly little is known about the occurrence and distribution of whales and dolphins found in Tanzanian waters. WCS is researching species and sites for conservation. Surveys have already added 2 species to Tanzania’s list of 19 marine mammals and identified the Pemba Channel as a key cetacean hotspot.  18 more words



January is the month of the leopard (Panthera pardus). One of Africa’s most loved but least known carnivores, the leopard is so shy and elusive it is rarely seen and almost impossible to count. 138 more words


A Vote for Natural Heritage

At the time of writing Tanzania is fast approaching its most contested election in history. In the markets, taxi ranks and bars from Unguja to Sumbawanga, there is a near palpable buzz as choices are debated and possible outcomes loudly proposed. 860 more words


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