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Photo journal: Mali cattle crossings


Centuries-old tradition

The season of cattle crossings along the River Niger in Mali is under way.

The first crossing for the cattle is at the town of Diafarabe, 350km (220 miles) north-east of the capital, Bamako.

The tradition goes back many hundreds of years and has been recognised by the UN as a world cultural heritage event.

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