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Fishing frenzy

Duration: 01:31

On one day of the year the Dogon people of Mali can fish in the sacred water of Lake Antogo. It’s every fisherman for himself as the lake is emptied in minutes.

Available since: Fri 14 Jan 2011


Series Producer
Dale Templar
John Hurt
Tuppence Stone

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Human Planet Deserts - Life in the Furnace

2/8 A look at how the eternal quest for water brings huge challenges and ingenious solutions.

First broadcast: 20 Jan 2011

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