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Neck and Neck
Photograph by Michael Yamashita

A safari park at Badaling, the most visited section of the wall near Beijing, offers the incongruous sight of giraffes and other African creatures along with tigers and bears. The throngs of tourists flocking to the Great Wall led to the creation of amusement parks and other attractions—a worrisome development to preservationists, who fear a cheapening of the nation's architectural heritage.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Canon EOS IV
Film Type: Fujichrome Velvia
Lens: 28-135mm
Speed and F-Stop: 1/60 @ f/5.6

Weather Conditions: Cloudy
Time of Day: Late Afternoon
Lighting Techniques: Natural light

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