Conflict & Justice

Geo quiz answer - Tanzania and Kenya

Some fierce looking Maasai warriors are the stars of today's Geo Quiz.

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The Maasai are an indigenous African ethnic group...their traditional territory lies between Lake Victoria and the Indian Ocean. Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater are also close neighbors. Their homelands extend into two east African nations...The very two we want you to name.

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Maasai warriors once hunted lions ... nowadays they're more apt to be herding cattle. But they still wear scarlet robes and carry spears.

Now a group of 6 Maasai warriors has travelled all the way to London. They hope to raise enough money to provide clean drinking water for their village back home. They're competing in this weekend's London marathon.

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Look for the 6 runners along the Thames wearing bright red robes and chanting...you can't miss 'em.

Alright...no jogging allowed --- we're sprinting to the answer today

And here it is.... these Maasai tribesmen are a long way from home.....

Their home territory is in Tanzania and Kenya and that's the answer to the quiz.

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The six Maasai will join thousands of marathoners on Sunday as they run past some of London's most famous landmarks.

Will Grant set out from the BBC headquarters at Bush House to try to catch up with the Maasai during a training run along the banks of the Thames.

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