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Tanzania: A quick guide to Swahili greetings

Language and everyday culture are intertwined, so it’s worth learning some polite phrases in Swahili, as making the effort to speak another’s language is welcome in any country.

Why are mountain gorillas endangered?

Mountain gorillas are endangered animals because of the threats they face that are harmful to their well-being and habitat. Here are some of the threats they face.

Africa’s safari big five: Who are they?

You want to be close to the Big Five in the wilderness? Viva Africa Tours will take you on an unforgettable safari through Tanzania’s most impressive national parks

Is it safe to go on safari?

With all the viral videos of animal charges circulating online, many are left questioning how safe going on safari really is.

Lioness gored by buffalo horn lives to see another day

Lioness Siena from the Marsh Pride of lions in the Masai Mara was badly injured on her left lower flank by a buffalo horn. Without intervention it is certain that Siena would not have survived this injury and her cubs would also have been in jeopardy.