Swahili International Tourism Expo

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Cheeters

Cheeter
Cheeter

- The cheetah’s name derives from the Hindu word “Chita” which simply means “the spotted one”
- Why the cheetah is not a true cat; true cats have retractable claws which are missing in the cheetah.
- Cheetahs are the fastest land mammal at a speed of up to 110 km/hr.
- Young cheetahs resemble rattles snake in color in order to scare off potential predators.
- The cheetah population in Tanzania is rich because of the abundance of wildlife they can hunt and much of Tanzania is protected parks.

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Lake Chala

Tanzania Lakes

Tanzania contains more surface water than any other African country.

Arusha National Park

Wildlife in Tanzania

Tanzania its the only country in the world to protect more than 28% of its land to protected areas.

The Maasai

People of Tanzania

Tanzania has more than 120 ethnic groups, no group is dominant.

Arusha town

Arusha

- Arusha is called the safari capital because most of the safari destinations are fairly close to Arusha. Famous places such as Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, and

The Hadzabe Bushmen

The Hadzabe

The Hadzabe Bushmen are some of the last remaining hunter-gathers in Africa.

Mount Oldoinyo Lengai in Tanzania

Mount Oldoinyo Lengai

Mountain Ol Doinyo Lengai is located 220 Kilometers away from Arusha town, Tanzania. "Ol Doinyo Lengai" means "The Mountain of God" in the Maasai language of the native

Elephant Tasks

Elephant Tusks

Tusks grow for most of an elephant’s lifetime and are an indicator of age.

Elephants in Manyara

Elephants low-frequency calls

Elephants make low-frequency calls, many of which, though loud, are too low for humans to hear.

Elephants at the water hole

Elephants

When elephants meet at watering holes and feeding places, they greet each other affectionately.

Termites Colony

Termites

Termites them selves have a short lifespan, but their mounds can last for centuries.

The underwater room of The Manta Resort on the Zanzibari island of Pemba.

Africa’s First Underwater Hotel Room

If you are not scared to have tropical fish and perhaps even sharks peep through your bedroom window, 4 metres under the surface of the Indian Ocean, then this unique

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