TOP TEN PHOTOS: Most Viewed of 2008

TOP TEN PHOTOS: Most Viewed of 2008
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10. "Uncontacted" Tribe Seen in Amazon

Shown in National Geographic News's tenth most viewed individual photo of 2008, members of an "uncontacted" Amazon tribe fire arrows at an airplane above the rain forest borderlands of Peru and Brazil in May. The natural dyes covering their bodies probably signal aggression, native-rights experts say.

(See another photo, plus video of the tribe's camp, in our in-depth look at whether this group should be approached.)

Later it was revealed that, though this tribe apparently is truly uncontacted, authorities have known about it for decades.

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—Photograph from AP
 
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