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June 6, 2008—New photos of supposedly "uncontacted" tribes near the Peru-Brazil border have sparked debate. Now Peru officials plan to investigate claims that oil interests threaten some groups.

© 2008 National Geographic (AP); Photos: © Gleison Miranda/FUNAI & Survival International

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