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The Meteorite and the Maasai

Anyone traveling in the pre-colonial era had two things to fear; wild-animals and the Maasai, for the two were almost everywhere and attacked in a ferocious swoop. In 1856, a raiding party of Maasai warriors wandering eastwards from the Tsavo brought to an end a three-year obsession with a meteorite among the Wanyika tribe[1]. On ...

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