Forest of the Pygmies : Four airplanes and three continents see Kate, Alex, and his friend Nadia arrive in the red plains of Kenya to photograph the first elephant-led safaris for International Geographic. But their simple expedition begins with a chilling warning from a witch doctor, and ends up much more complicated than they planned. Brother Fernando, a Catholic missionary, approaches their camp and pleads for help in finding his lost companions. The trio follow the trail to the swamp forests of Ngoubé, where they find a clan of pygmies caught in a world of corruption and slavery. As they get to know this gentle tribe, the friends realize their mission has expanded - from rescuing a handful of missionaries to freeing an entire people . . .
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