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ITN Roving Report: Dark Heart of Africa

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Report from the Congo with a visit to the Albert National Game Park which is rich in wildlife. Lake Edward is rich in fish and village fishermen survive on their large catches as Marabou Storks have an endless food supply living off the discarded ...

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Reporter:Sandy Gall
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REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO:
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Driver and reporter Sandy Gall in ...

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REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO:
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Driver and reporter Sandy Gall in car as along single muddy track road (car bouncing up and down as along)

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Car along muddy rough road towards and stops, Sandy Gall leans out of window and speaks to camera for introduction SOT

General view Ruwenzori Mountains (Mountains of the Moon) with snow covered peaks / General view foothills covered in rainforest with mountain peaks in background

Albert National Park (now known as Virunga National Park):
View from car as along flat grassland of the Great Plains, past deer (?) stood watching

Warthogs running / Impala standing on grassland / Spotted hyena / Running Warthog / Elephants along and others grazing and eating / Two African buffalo standing

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GRAPHIC Map showing Congo with Leopoldville, Stanleyville and Gam...

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GRAPHIC Map showing Congo with Leopoldville, Stanleyville and Game Park marked

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Two spotted hyenas / Elephant with full tusks along, elephant in ...

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Two spotted hyenas / Elephant with full tusks along, elephant in back view as wading along shallow river / Warthog running along past deer / Troupe of baboons on grassland / Small group of gazelles / Small bird on plant with vegetation in its beak as a different bird flies in close to it / Elephant walking past buffalo / Weaver birds nests / Five vultures sitting on top of cactus plant / Spotted hyena along / African Fish Eagle perched in tree / Two elephants one standing by bushes / Shots of elephant face with tusks, smaller young elephant / General view of rainforest and river in Lake Edward area of Park / Shots of hippos along / Pelicans flying over marshes and lake

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Various shots of hippos mostly submerged in the water / Hippo wallowing in mud with close up of head / Pelicans taking off from the lake and flying along

Man steering boat as seen through window as along lake / Elephants standing in lake / Gall as looking at elephants / Elephants wading along and others lying in water / General views of Marabou Storks on small moored boats, on buildings and on telegraph pole, one stork flies down and lands amongst small crowd of people by boat in

Tilapia fish catch sorted / Two fishermen carrying container full of fish / Shots of fish sorted through and cut up / Stork standing on thatch roof PAN down to children by hut / Various of storks picking up fish scraps and along through village / Flock of birds taking off and flying over lake

Ripples in water of lake with sun reflecting on water and grasses in foreground / River in thick rainforest with waterfall in background, fast flowing river / Fast turbulent water over rocks

Reporter Sandy Gall speaking to camera with the Ruwenzori Mountains behind him

General views Ruwenzori Mountains with peaks partially covered by clouds

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Car along rough track through Inturi forest / General views rainforest / Members of Pygmy tribe along track in forest helping to carry camera equipment with Sandy Gall following along behind / Crowd o...

Car along rough track through Inturi forest / General views rainforest / Members of Pygmy tribe along track in forest helping to carry camera equipment with Sandy Gall following along behind / Crowd of pygmies dancing in village in forest, others sitting on ground, standing by fire / Group of women pygmies moving around slowly as dancing / Gall shaking hands with man pygmy wearing round hat / Tribe members dancing

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- There are about 90,000 pygmies in the Congo / the real pygmies are in the Ituri Forest / Pygmies are always on the move and are not allowed in areas where other pygmies are already living / Pygmies are monogamous and are faithful and respectful of their wives which is different from the way Congoloese normally behave / Intelligent

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CUTAWAYS General views of pygmies in their village dancing / Gall along with man pygmy / More of pygmies dancing / Two women sitting on ground with toddlers / Child playing with stick / Two women sitting with small children / More general views of pygmies and huts made from tree branches and leaves / Children playing with sticks

Ituri Forest:
CUTAWAYS Various shots of pygmies sitting round camp fire cooking and eating

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Shots of male pygmies with bows and arrows moving stealthily thro...

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Shots of male pygmies with bows and arrows moving stealthily through forest as hunting / Man pygmy hunter with fingers stuck in his nose as making animal sound of an antelope SOT / Hunter through dense forest and climbs tree / Shots of pygmy hunters with bows and arrows along through dense undergrowth / Man sitting in tree looking round as holding bow and arrow ready to shoot / Sequence pygmy hunters making different types of hunting arrows / Poisonous bark from forest creeper / SEQ Tribal members extracting posion juices from bark / P oison applied onto arrow heads and dried over fire / Pygmy men watching / Pygmy hunters entering camp as holding up small forest antelope

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Pygmy women and girls in line as play games with others crawling through legs / Pygmy men sitting on ground / SEQ Young boys practising with bows and arrows as try to shoot moving ball / SEQ pygmy hun...

Pygmy women and girls in line as play games with others crawling through legs / Pygmy men sitting on ground / SEQ Young boys practising with bows and arrows as try to shoot moving ball / SEQ pygmy hunters practising with bows and arrows as trying to his target on tree trunk

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SEQ Pygmy tribe members gathered round in village as group of men play drums and women dance round them, singing SOT / Reporter Sandy Gall watching / Male pygmies singing SOT / Small pygmy children pl...

SEQ Pygmy tribe members gathered round in village as group of men play drums and women dance round them, singing SOT / Reporter Sandy Gall watching / Male pygmies singing SOT / Small pygmy children playing / Elderly man in hat smoking / More of women dancing round group playing jungle drums and others watching / Men joining in dance as mimic chimpanzees / Group of boys with bows and arrows sitting watching / More of dancing, playing and singing

SEQ Dance of the Elephant with drums played, women dancing round them and one man acting as an elephant / Men beating drums, more general views of dancing with others acting out hunting of an elephant

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General views of rainforest landscape with mountains in backgroun...

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General views of rainforest landscape with mountains in background / Pygmies away along path in rainforest carrying camera equipment with Gall following on behind

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