At the grasslands of Milwane Wildlife Sanctuary in Swaziland
observed by Jane Goodall Institute researchers in Gombe National Park, Tanzania
Found in Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa
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Zanzibar is the collective name for the archipelago of islands just off the east coast of Africa. The largest of these islands are Ungula, colloquially known as Zanzibar and Pemba. It is a semi-autonomous country in a political union with Tanzania... Read More
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