Video: Zambia's Rivers Are Nation's Lifeblood

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August 29, 2006—Though the southern African country of Zambia is completely landlocked, three rivers play a central role in shaping its culture and environment: the Luangwa; the Kafue; and the Zambezi, from which the nation gets its name.

Take in these rivers' spectacular sights—including the mighty Victoria Falls—along with national parks and wildlife refuges housing hippos, lions, gazelle, antelope, and hundreds of rare species of birds.

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