Thursday
Nov222012

Tanzania Forest – conflict between crows and humans on Mafia Island?

Tanzania’s capital city, Dar es Salaam was reported to be home to between 300,000 and 500,000 crows at the last count and efforts taken to try to control their numbers have been unsuccessful. Since their introduction into Zanzibar in 1891, House Crows have flourished and they are found in their thousands all over East Africa. They were first introduced as an attempt to clean up the streets of Zanzibar through their renowned scavenging characteristics but since then they have become an established population and have spread causing a number of problems.
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