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Treasures of The Indian Ocean Revealed: The Return Of The Santo Antonio de Tanná

The discovery, at the old harbour of Mombasa, of a 17th century Portuguese shipwreck by divers Conway Plough and Peter Philips in 1960, set in motion, what was to be, perhaps, one of the largest excavation missions in Kenya’s maritime history. Continue reading

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In Search of 50 Hidden Kenyan Treasures

Do you know of a really unique attraction in Kenya – probably never before seen? Then you should be talking to the 50 Treasures of Kenya Trust, a charitable organisation based in Ngong, Kenya. The trust, in collaboration with the … Continue reading

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Homicide In The Wild: Meet The Rat That Smears Itself With Poison To Keep Off Predators

Humans are known to be capable of going to great extremes to guarantee their survival if threatened. Time has given us the luxury of experience to appreciate this as a fact of life – one only needs to watch Zone … Continue reading

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New Discovery: Nut Cracker Man Lived on Grass And Not Nuts

Scientists at the National Museums of Kenya in collaboration with researchers from the University of Utah, Stony Brook University, University of Colorado at Boulder and the Turkana Basin Institute are now certain that Paranthropus boisei, a 2.3 million year-old human … Continue reading

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