A series of footprints left behind by one of our pre-human ancestors have been found in Tanzania. The footprints suggested that our ancestors were tall and that we could have grown much taller than previously thought.
Archeologists have uncovered a set of footprints in Laetoli in northern Tanzania, which reveals that pre-human species that belongs to the Australopithecus afarensis species, could have mated with different females.
A group of researchers from the University of Kansas has found the oldest evidence of the right handed person -- not a Homo sapiens but a Homo habilis.
It’s the path that ancient humans walked, the marks they have made on the ancient earth. Scientists discovered over 400 human footprints – each one remarkably well-preserved – in Engare Sero, Tanzania back in 2010 and these footprints led to valuable knowledge of their lives millennia ago.
Strange as it my sound, a new report from University of Kent reveals that trophy hunting of lions could have a big role in conserving the species.
A new method developed by researchers has resulted in their recent discovery of a helium gas field located in Tanzania, Africa.
Elephants in Tanzania’s Selous reserve could be wiped out by 2022 because of poaching and mining.
To rescue, rehabilitate and reintegrate orphaned elephants that lost their mothers to ivory poachers, Silent Heroes and the African Wildlife Trust has partnered to build the first elephant orphanage in Tanzania and is expected to open in March.
Chimpanzees are less inclined to groom one another with numerous bystanders lingering about. This challenges the long-held belief that such cooperative behaviors are based on trust, suggesting they revolve more around immediate benefits.
A new chameleon species sporting blue spots was recently found in the mountains of Tanzania. Researchers say this find highlights the diversity of animals living in this region.
A rare white giraffe named Omo was recently spotted in Tanzania's Tarangire National Park. Rather than being albino, Omo has dark eyes and a genetic condition that makes her pale and unable to produce pigment in skin Although she is alive and well in the park, researchers say her unique coloration may make her a target for poaching.
A dangerous fishing tactic used in Tanzania threatens local marine life. Despite laws prohibiting what's commonly known as blast fishing because explosives are involved, homemade bottle bombs are continually tossed into the sea, resulting in the deaths of hundreds of fish at a time and critical coral reefs.
Protecting African elephants may become easier with intrepid sniffer dogs, recently graduated from a training program in Africa. They're being installed in which cities' ports?
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, is one of the most diverse and well-studied ecosystems in the world, and yet there is still much more to learn about the behavior and lifestyle of the species that call it home. Now, thanks to crowdsourcing and the largest-ever scientific camera trapping survey, unique snapshots are revealing the secret life of Serengeti's most elusive animals.