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Africa's Great Rift: Chimps Among the Lakes

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Africa's Great Rift: Chimps Among the Lakes
The salt lakes of the eastern Rift Valley and the lush volcanic mountains on the Rift's western arm lie a few hundred miles apart. Yet east and west are as different as day and night. Water makes the difference. In the east, water is rare, and the lakes are flat and salty. The west, however, contains rain forests as well as the world's second largest freshwater lake, Tanganyika, which harbors a breathtaking variety of fish.

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