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Afghan Girl Found!
April 2002

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Sights & Sounds
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spotlight

Tibet


Image: Tibetan Woman

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April 2002 Features
A Life Revealed
Tibetans
Maneless Lions
Yucatán Cities
Muskoxen
Lewis and Clark
China Hotspot
Bat Patrol
ZipUSA:
Pickstown, SD
A Life Revealed
A Life Revealed
Experience the quest to find Sharbat Gula, the mysterious Afghan girl from the June 1985 cover.

Muskoxen Muskoxen
Norbert Rosing
on how weather
changes threaten
one of Earth’s
oldest animals.

Maneless Lions
Tom Brokaw
called it home.
Listen to his
tales from ZipUSA: Pickstown, SD
ZipUSA: Pickstown, SD

Bats' Bad Rap
Get the facts on bats in this Online Extra, follow them on Doppler radar, then watch the Bracken Bridge colony swarm the night skies over Austin, TX.
Bats' Bad Rap

Hotspot: China
China’s commitment to protect a fragile mountain habitat.
Hotspot: China
Flashback
to 1921 Tibet. A man and his horse make a precarious river crossing.
Flashback


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