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Enjoy a Safari in Tanzania’s National Parks
Itinerary of our safari with interactive map National Parks we visited: Maasai jumping competition List of Animals we viewed in Tanzania Images of animals we saw
Tanzania – Serengeti national Park & Great Migration
Serengeti National Park hosts: over 70 species of large mammals including 2 million ungulates, 4000 lions, 1000 leopards, 550 cheetahs. Then there are over 500 bird species. The perpetual cycles of life play out in an area of about 15,000 square kilometers.
Classification of Birds on Our Safari by Order
Accipitriformes is an order of birds that includes most of the diurnal birds of prey, including hawks, eagles, vultures, and kites, but not falcons. For a long time, the majority view was to include them with the falcons in the Falconiformes, but many authorities now recognize a separate Accipitriformes. Anseriformes is an order of birds… Continue reading Classification of Birds on Our Safari by Order
Classification of Animals on Our Safari by Order
Artiodactyla, or cloven-hooved mammals, include such familiar animals as sheep, goats, camels, pigs, cows, deer, giraffes, and antelopes. Most of the world’s species of large land mammals are artiodactyls. Many living artiodactyls evolved features that are adaptive for life on open grasslands. There once was a gazelle so fleetHer grace was a sight hard to… Continue reading Classification of Animals on Our Safari by Order
Scientific Names & Classifications of the Animals Sighted
Function and genetics are taken into account in taxonomy. Humans are mammals and share genetic similarity with other primates, such as apes and monkeys. In contrast to a dog’s face and paws, a human’s hands and facial features more like those of other primates. This, along with genome analysis, confirms humans share a closer connection with apes than dogs. As more genomes are decoded, some previous connections are re-classified.