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  • Foreign tourist office phone numbers and websites

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
  • Scientists turn to crowdfunding to support research

    Scientists turn to crowdfunding to support research
    UC San Diego graduate student Alex Piel is studying the family dynamics and habitats of chimpanzees in Tanzania's savanna. The research requires tracking animals, retrieving fecal samples and then testing to confirm genetic links. It does not come...
  • Prince William's smashingly bad idea

    Prince William's smashingly bad idea
    You’d think someone whose very life and livelihood are all about history would be a little more mindful of it – even the bad bits. Of all people, Prince William, the heir presumptive to the British throne, should know something about the...
  • Nat Geo Wild Greenlights Summer Specials: 'Kingdom of the Apes,' 'Giant Pandas'

    Nat Geo Wild is set to debut two summer specials, the two-hour "Kingdom of the Apes" documentary in July and the one-hour "Giant Pandas" special in August. "Kingdom of the Apes" will feature world-renowned primatologist Jane Goodall, who will introduce...
  • British 'White Widow' terror suspect fooled Kenyan police in 2011

    British 'White Widow' terror suspect fooled Kenyan police in 2011
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Kenyan police investigating an alleged terror cell in the city of Mombasa in 2011 walked into a house associated with one of its suspects and confronted a British woman with small children. She told them she was a tourist...
  • Libyan terrorism suspect to appear before judge in New York

    Libyan terrorism suspect to appear before judge in New York
    WASHINGTON — U.S. prosecutors say they will bring a captured Libyan terrorism suspect before a judge in New York on Tuesday in a test of the Obama administration's stepped-up effort to use criminal trials, not drone strikes and military prisons,...
  • reFramed: In conversation with Nick Brandt

     
    Nick Brandt photographs exclusively in Africa, where since 2001 he has been working on a last testament to wild animals and wild places. The first two volumes of the trilogy were recently combined and published together as “On This Earth, A Shadow...
  • Arusha, Tanzania: If you go

    THE BEST WAY TO ARUSHA, TANZANIA From LAX, connecting service (change of planes) is offered on KLM, Turkish and Emirates. Restricted round-trip airfares begin at $2,208, including taxes and fees. A Tanzania visa is required for U.S. citizens and can...
  • In Tanzania, a couple joins the animals' great migration

    In Tanzania, a couple joins the animals' great migration
    ARUSHA, Tanzania -- Fire was the last thing my husband, Steve, and I expected on our trip to Tanzania for a 12-day safari. Yet here we were in our Land Cruiser, bouncing along rutted dirt roads through walls of fire. Our hosts reassuringly explained...
  • Lincoln Park Zoo works to eradicate rabies in Africa

    Lincoln Park Zoo works to eradicate rabies in Africa
    NANGALE, Tanzania — Huddled with his younger brother, the young man laughs easily, conspiratorially, at the commotion caused by the presence of curious foreigners in his family's modest compound outside this small village.  But when you ask 19-...
  • Zoo's anti-rabies program attracts local donations, big and small

    Zoo's anti-rabies program attracts local donations, big and small
    Drink lemonade, save a lion. That, more or less, was the pitch made by two Gold Coast kids who set up a beverage stand on their front porch during this year's Air and Water Show to benefit the Lincoln Park Zoo's anti-rabies program near Tanzania's...
  • Chicagoan saves one dog at a time from rabies in Africa

    Chicagoan saves one dog at a time from rabies in Africa
    NANGALE, Tanzania — Only about half the dogs Anna Czupryna is studying in Tanzania have names. Dogs are different here. They are foragers and night watchmen who are treated more like livestock than pets. But when the dogs of north-central Tanzania...