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Children of the Forest Photograph by Randy Olson
In the heart of central Africa's Ituri forest, a Pygmy boy angles for lunch. Known as the Mbuti, these semi-nomadic hunter-gatherers might be the original inhabitants of the enormous central African rain forest—though no one knows exactly how long they have lived there. Just one of about several Pygmy groups, the Mbuti trap, trade, and hunt to ancient rhythms, their lives intimately tied to the forest.
Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark II Film Type: Digital Lens: 31mm Speed and F-Stop: 1/15 @ f/2.8
Weather Conditions: Unrecorded Time of Day: 3:41 p.m. Lighting Techniques: Natural light