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Tanzania’s elephants – darlings and problem children

Tanzania alone has more wild African elephants than all of Asia has Asian elephants. They are a blessing for tourism, but they often make life difficult for the population. Today's blog is about how the country manages this balancing act.

By |12th July 2022| Last updated on 2nd August 2022 | Background Info|0 Comments

What is the culture of the Maasai known for: 10 interesting facts about the Maasai

The Maasai live in Tanzania and Kenya. In Tanzania, they make up only a small part of the population. For many travelers, however, they are the most well-known ethnic group in this multi-ethnic nation. So who are they? What makes them so interesting and well-known? 10 facts worth knowing about the Maasai should make you more familiar with them.

By |15th June 2022| Last updated on 3rd July 2022 | Background Info, People & Culture|0 Comments

Covid-19 (Coronavirus): Impact on nature conservation in Tanzania

How does Covid-19 affect nature conservation in Tanzania? In this blog, we show you how it is all connected, why we have been an ongoing supporter of the Serengeti De-Snaring Project and how you can still make a difference.

By |1st April 2020| Last updated on 8th September 2021 | Background Info|0 Comments

Wildlife Conservation in Tanzania – The Serengeti De-Snaring Project

We have been a supporter of the Serengeti De-Snaring Project since the early days and are happy to share yet another successful update in support of wildlife conservation in Tanzania. The De-Snaring Project is a joint conservation initiative by the Frankfurt Zoological Society, Serengeti National Park (SENAPA), Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) and local tour operators such as us, Tanzania-Experience.

By |6th November 2019| Last updated on 2nd December 2021 | Animals & Plants, Background Info|0 Comments

The Serengeti De-Snaring Project: an update

Since the beginning of 2017, poachers in the Serengeti have a new opponent: the Serengeti De-Snaring Teams. In teams of eight they set out to detect and remove illegal wire-snares from the national park and surrounding areas. The project is a joint initiative by the Frankfurt Zoological Society and TANAPA (Tanzania National Parks) and SENAPA (Serengeti National Park).

By |21st November 2018| Last updated on 1st December 2021 | Animals & Plants, Background Info|0 Comments

Why Tanzania-Experience supports the Serengeti De-Snaring Project

When you think of poaching on the African continent you will most likely think of elephants and rhinos being slaughtered for their tusks and horns to be illegally traded for vast sums of money. Poaching is one of the biggest concerns among the conservation community aiming to ensure the survival of endangered species such as the rhino.

By |19th September 2018| Last updated on 29th July 2020 | Animals & Plants, Background Info|0 Comments