Photographers Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher spent over 30 years taking photos of ceremonies, rituals and the daily life of African tribal peoples. These extraordinary images tell the story of the Dinka tribe in Sudan. National Geographic, South Africa, Boys, Carol Beckwith, Longhorns, Holy Cows, Photo, Angela Fisher, Animal
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Baobab is the common name of a genus (Adansonia) containing eight species of trees, native to Madagascar, mainland Africa and Australia. Also known as the Bottle Tree, not only do they look like bottles, but the trees typically store around 300 liters of water! No wonder why they often live over 500 years!
The Greater kudu has a wide range of habitat, but human encroachment, loss of habitat, and hunting for its horns and meat has begun to diminish kudu numbers. Greater kudu are one of the tallest species of antelope, with adults standing at 90-110cm at the shoulder.
One of the most beautiful moths in the world, the Comet moth or Madagascan Moon Moth, is named after its long red 'tails'. There are a number of moon moths with tails varying in length from mere stubs to long streamers. Biologists now think that those with the longest tails such as this species have evolved more recently than those with shorter tails. The Comet Moth is still fairly common in its native Madagascar.