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An ornate fruit-dove was among several exotic birds observed high in the Foja Mountains of western New Guinea, Indonesia, in June 2007.

A team that included National Geographic photographer Tim Laman and a film crew from CBS News recently accompanied U.S. and Indonesian scientists on an expedition into the remote mountain range.

The team captured some of the first film footage of the birds from the Fojas' interior, an untracked 740,000-acre (300,000-hectare) region that has remained relatively untouched by humans.

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