Photo: Acacia tree

An Ethiopian boy finds rest and a good vantage point in an acacia tree.

Photograph by David Sacks/Getty Images

Ethiopia Features

  • Photo: Lake Assal of Djibouti is one of the world's saltiest lakes

    The Salt and the Earth

    In Africa's Afar depression, pastoral tribes and salt traders survive amid a surreal landscape of fissures, faults, and a boiling lake of lava.

  • Photo: Bones from the skull of Ardi's skeleton

    Evolutionary Road

    The Middle Awash, in the Afar desert of Ethiopia, is humanity’s hometown.

  • Photo: Tribe elder near river’s edge

    Ethiopia’s Omo Valley

    Ethiopia’s Omo Valley is still a place ruled by ritual and revenge. But change is coming, from upriver.

  • Photo: A running wolf

    Africa's Last Wolves

    Why is the Ethiopian wolf the rarest canid on the planet?

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