Megaflyover: Documenting Africa's Last Wild Places

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Black lechwe in this photograph are endemic to Zambia's Banguela Swamps. "During certain times of the year, upward of 10,000 will fill the inundated plains there," said Mike Fay, leader of the MegaFlyover expedition.

Fay and co-pilot Peter Ragg were often surprised to find large patches of healthy wilderness throughout Africa. "Contrary to what many people outside Africa seem to believe, Africans do care about their wildlife," Fay said.

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—Photograph by J. Michael Fay, copyright National Geographic Society
 
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