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Scientific expeditions -- Africa

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Congo (Democratic Republic) (2)
Exhibitions (2)
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Expeditions in Conservation: Rhinos of the Terai Arc

Within the Terai Arc region of Nepal and northern India live the increasingly rare greater one-horned rhino, an animal whose numbers have dropped dramatically over the past few years. This particular type of rhino is the largest of the three Asian rhinos, reaching lengths of approximately ten feet and a weight of about 2.2 metric tons. Utilizing this nice Web site developed by the World Wildlife...
The Art of African Exploration

Especially for the armchair explorer, the Smithsonian Institution Libraries has selected materials for this web exhibition from its Russell E. Train Africana Collection. Documenting European explorations of Africa from the late 18th through the 19th century, some of the artifacts pre-date photography. At that time, it was important for expeditions to include an artist, who could record what was...