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Latest John Hanning Speke Stories

2006-04-01 04:44:25

By Arthur Asiimwe NYUNGWE FOREST, Rwanda (Reuters) - Surviving a rebel attack and braving crocodile-infested waters, a group of explorers has completed an 80-day voyage down the world's longest river reaching what they say is the source of the Nile. The three explorers from Britain and New Zealand claim to be the first to have traveled the river from its mouth to its "true source" deep in Rwanda's lush Nyungwe rainforest. "History has been rewritten," British explorer Neil McGrigor...

2006-04-01 05:30:00

By Arthur Asiimwe NYUNGWE FOREST, Rwanda (Reuters) - Surviving a rebel attack and braving crocodile-infested waters, a group of explorers has completed an 80-day voyage down the world's longest river reaching what they say is the source of the Nile. The three explorers from Britain and New Zealand claim to be the first to have traveled the river from its mouth to its "true source" deep in Rwanda's lush Nyungwe rainforest. "History has been rewritten," British explorer Neil McGrigor told...

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2006-04-01 04:40:00

By Arthur Asiimwe NYUNGWE FOREST, Rwanda -- Surviving a rebel attack and braving crocodile-infested waters, a group of explorers has completed an 80-day voyage down the world's longest river reaching what they say is the source of the Nile. The three explorers from Britain and New Zealand claim to be the first to have traveled the river from its mouth to its "true source" deep in Rwanda's lush Nyungwe rainforest. "History has been rewritten," British explorer Neil McGrigor told reporters on...


Latest John Hanning Speke Reference Libraries

Speke's Gazelle, Gazella spekei
2012-06-14 21:43:29

Speke's gazelle (Gazella spekei) is native to Africa, and its range is limited to the horn. Named after John Hanning Speke (), this gazelle prefers a habitat within semi deserts, stony brush, and grass steppes. It is the smallest of all gazelle species. Because the range of this gazelle is highly fragmented, it is difficult to understand how it migrates. There are less than ten thousand individuals in the wild, and as of 2008, Speke’s gazelle was given a conservation status of...

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