great rift valley
Luckily, Africans won't have to worry about their land being torn apart, at least not immediately. While ebola wreaks havoc
If you've ever dreamed of going on an African safari, you've heard of the "Big Five": the Cape buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion and rhinoceros. We asked five top guides for the animal that they would most like to spot in the wild. Here is their Elusive Big Five list.
From the January 2012 issue of National Geographic magazine: East Africa's Afar depression is one of the world's most geologically