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Mbuti pygmy, Africa. He is using a bow to shoot a poisoned arrow at a prey animal. The Mbuti pygmies are found in the Ituri Forest, a tropical rainforest in the Democratic Republic of Congo. They are hunter-gatherers, obtaining their food by hunting prey and foraging in the forest. The poison on the arrow tip is obtained from rainforest plants.
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