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A republic in eastern africa, south of uganda and north of mozambique. Its capital is dar es salaam (house of peace). It was formed in 1964 by a merger of the countries of tanganyika and zanzibar. The country has been dominated successively by arabs, portugal, oman, zanzibar, germany, and britain. It became a british mandate in 1920 as tanganyika and became independent in 1961. It united with zanzibar in 1964 as tanzania. Tanganyika was named for the lake of that name, kou tanganyika meaning to join, i.e., the place where waters met and zanzibar, from zeni or zengj, the name of a local people, meaning black _ the arabic barr, coast or shore.

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Exam Question - Liverworts / Marchantiophyta

... still deserves credit. Question was: Draw, label and annote, and explain a type of plant you would expect to find at the foot of Mt Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Bearing in mind climate is cold, dry, not alot of rain, perma-frosts, uv light exposure etc. I immediately thought of bryophytes, and for ...

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by Orca25
Fri Oct 24, 2008 10:22 am
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Familiar reptiles

Nearly 150 reptiles in East Africa[kenya,uganda and tanzania]

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by David George
Sun Jan 07, 2007 5:05 am
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Topic: Familiar reptiles
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help for naja

... , Swaziland , Mozambique , which gave this snake his name, Transvaal , Zimbabwe , east and north Botswana , north-eastern Namibia , south-eastern Tanzania , its also known from Zanzibar but is quite rare there. The Mozambique Spitting Cobra also occurs south of lake Tanganjika in Malawi , and ...

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by David George
Wed Apr 05, 2006 9:45 am
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Topic: help for naja
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Can we use cloning technology to save endangered species?

... ;) Our lab? :roll: :? As far as I know, both Asian and African cheetah occupy tropical area, they live in savannah. Serengeti National park is in Tanzania, it is a tropical country, right?

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by Dr.Stein
Tue Feb 21, 2006 9:40 am
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Topic: Can we use cloning technology to save endangered species?
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That's awesome, i 've never heard of anything like that. Did you visit Tanzania and witness any of these ants? I thought Army Ants were bad.

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by 123Herpatology
Wed Oct 05, 2005 4:46 am
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Topic: What is the most dangerous insect?
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