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Bat Hawk
Bat Hawk
The bat hawk (Macheiramphus alcinus) is a raptor found in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia to New Guinea. It is named for its diet, which consists mainly of bats.[2] It requires open space in which to hunt, but will live anywhere from dense rainforest to semi-arid veld.
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Map of Africa
Map of Africa
Africae Tabula Nova map by Abraham Ortelius
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Tax token
Tax token
Every resident must be recorded in the population register. This way, the colonial government can control and tax everyone. These tax tokens serve as proof of payment. The ones shown here date from 1990 to 1938.
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Photo
Photo
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Cooking pot
Cooking pot
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Crested guineafowl
Crested guineafowl
The plumed guineafowl (Guttera plumifera) is a member of the guineafowl bird family. It is found in humid primary forest in Central Africa.
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Bowl made from an engraved gourd from Songo
Bowl made from an engraved gourd from Songo
Songo one day confided in H. Lang, the German zoologist, that he could copy cartoons from European newspapers. The somewhat caricatured side to the individuals engraved on this gourd is perhaps an example of this.
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