January 28, 2013

Lake Turkana, Kenya

Photograph by John Warburton-Lee Photography, Aurora

Men still fish with traditional handwoven nets along the shores of Lake Turkana in Kenya’s northwest corner. The largest desert lake in the world, Turkana is an important stopping ground for migratory birds, and a breeding spot for hippos and Nile crocodiles, among other animals.

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