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  • Monday, May 18, 2015

    Zanzibar is home to the red Colobus monkey and the Zanzibar leopard, which are both endemic to the archipelago. Unfortunately, the red Colobus monkey is near extinction with only about 3,000 of them remaining while the Zanzibar leopard is believed to already be extinct.

  • Friday, May 15, 2015

    With more than 4 million wild animals, Tanzania has the largest concentration of wildlife per square kilometer. The Serengeti National Park alone, one of Tanzania’s 12 national parks that in total cover 30% of the land, is home to more than one million species of large mammals.

  • Thursday, May 14, 2015

    Since Madagascar has been an isolated island for about 70 million years it is home to some of the most unique animals and plant life in the world.  Their isolation caused the flora and fauna to adapt differently than it has in other parts of the world.

  • Wednesday, May 13, 2015

    Zimbabwe’s national emblem that can be found on the flag, coat of arms, banknotes, coins, and on many of the buildings is the stone carved Zimbabwe bird, commonly known as the African Fish Eagle.

  • Monday, May 11, 2015

    Zambia’s hippo population is greater than any of the other 29 African countries where hippos are located. Their habitat is generally in rivers and swamps, but mostly any waterways which is why most of them are found in the Luangwa River.