Tumaini Matinda is 33 years old and works as a travel guide, organizing safaris for tourists who visit national parks.He is concerned that some species could become extinct because humans covet their horns, tusks or teeth.
Reuters (Dec. 27, 2011) The disappearance of mosquitoes from villages in north-eastern Tanzania is delighting villagers long-plagued by malaria --but mystifying scientists who worry that this could be a new manifestation of ... watch video
May 26, 2015 Seagrass ecosystems could play a key role in combating climate change, researchers have discovered. The marine flowering plant also helps sustain abundant sea life and protects shorelines around the ... read more
May 25, 2015 The most complete haploid-resolved diploid genome sequence has been revealed by scientists based on de novo assembly with NGS technology. The pipeline developed lays the foundation for de novo ... read more
May 21, 2015 A huge wildebeest herd migrates across the open, parched plains. Dust swirls up from the many hooves pounding the ground, and forms a haze over the landscape. The setting sun ... read more
Apr. 23, 2015 Fifty million years ago, all rodents had short, stubby molars -- teeth similar to those found in the back of the human mouth, used for grinding food. Over time, rodent teeth progressively evolved to ... read more
June 10, 2014 From the kipunji -- a secretive primate species first discovered by WCS in 2003 -- to the Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin, Tanzania is known for its staggering variety of large mammals including the ... read more
Dec. 18, 2012 Tanzania is one of the few African countries with a diversity of wildlife species and a network of protected areas for these animals. The mapping of genetic variations in wild animals can help to ... read more