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Retired rodeo champ talks a lot of bull

May 4, 2011

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It’s a sight you’re highly unlikely to see over here; but across the pond in America a former┬áRodeo champion and his team are growing a fan base of thousands. Tim “Wild Thang” Lepard is a 44-year-old man from Memphis. He decided to hang up his spurs to manage what he calls a “comedy act” made […]

Heritage status for Tanzania’s mountains may have peaked too early

May 3, 2011

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Hands up how many of you have heard of the kipunji? No it’s not a nomadic tribe. Take a good look at the photo below – it’s a species of monkey that was discovered in Tanzania, East Africa in 2003 and the first to be assigned a new genus since 1923. It has a distinctive […]