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Various natural calamities in the nineteenth century seriously depleted the Maasai. These included drought and famine which killed both the Maasai and their livestock in large numbers. They also suffered from locusts which wiped out grasslands, cholera in 1869, smallpox. Additionally, pleura-pneumonia and rinderpest wiped out large numbers of cattle in the 1880s.


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