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Zoologist J. Michael Fay finds his long-range study of lowland gorillas in the Central African Republic impeded by dense forest. But he is already overturning old beliefs, such as that gorillas fear water. He caught glimpses of them wadi ng in swamps to feed on hearts of palms. 92-529-09
EXACT LOCATION UNKNOWN, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC.
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