Meet Big Bird – An Amazing Tale From Tanzania

Have you met Big Bird yet? If you haven’t, you should watch one of the most amazing videos we’ve seen in a long time come out of Tanzania. After being orphaned from his family, Big Bird was adopted by the staff of Greystoke Camp located in Mahale National Park in Western Tanzania. Jeff, the camp manager, teaches Big Bird how to fish and a most unlikely friendship is born. This is a truly touching video…make sure to turn your volume on and enjoy!

Elephant Numbers In Serengeti Increase Though Other Areas On the Decline

In a recent Tanzanian wildlife census the Serengeti National Park recorded an impressive 98% increase in elephants. The census recorded 6,087 elephants compared to just 3,068 elephants counted in 2009. The nearby Tarangire National Park also recorded a solid 64 percent increase from 2,561 elephants in 2009 to 4,202 elephants today. Tarangire National Park now boasts one of the highest elephant concentrations of any game reserve in Africa with roughly 3 elephants per square mile. Sadly, most other protected areas in Africa and even those …

Baby Elephant Orphanage To Open In Arusha, Tanzania

We are delighted to announce the opening of the first ever baby elephant orphanage in Tanzania. The orphanage will be open to the public starting in January 2016. Guests travelling with Africa Dream Safaris can visit the facility on their final safari day. The facility will be open to the public for 1-hour each day from 11.30am to 12.30pm. The facility in Arusha will start with approximately 50 baby elephants that have been orphaned due to the illegal wildlife trade in East Africa. The baby elephants …