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Scarecrow

This photograph was taken on the roadside outside of Arba Minch, Ethiopia where children and young men protect the crops of corn and sorghum from hungry birds by acting as human scarecrows. They stand on elevated platforms for trees and crack a whip made of rope.

TAGS: Crop, Ethiopia, Red

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Lafayette, California, United States of America
Member since 2014
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© Joyce bohn.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2014
Total Views: 39
Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 8, 2014, 1:01 p.m.
Camera Make: OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.
Camera Model: E-M5
Focal Length: 75mm
Shutter Speed: 1/200
Aperture: f5
ISO: ISO200
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PHOTO LOCATION Arba Minch, Ethiopia