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beautiesofafrique: Happy Independence day to Somalia (East Africa/ Horn of Africa) Celebrating 54 years of Independence (Union of the Trust Territory of Somalia (former Italian Somaliland) and State of Somaliland (former British Somaliland) to form the Somali Republic. Event annually commemorated on Independence Day.) (1st July 1960)

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The Ankole-Watusi is a breed of cattle originally native to Africa. Its large, distinctive horns, that can reach up to 8 feet (2.4 m) from tip to tip

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Black rhinoceros, Kenya, declared extinct in some areas of Africa - All rhinos are facing extinction due to poaching. The horns are worth more than their weight in gold. Warlords and poachers fueled by greed are slaughtering rhinos at a frightening rate.

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New ocean speedily forming - Africa will soon be two continents! Red Sea flooding the Afar Triangle, Ethiopia. (via Fin)

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Scale of famine in Somalia. You can make a difference by going to www.OpportunityInternational.com

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Kinda horrible that the first thought that occurred to me is how much I want those antlers in my house

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