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Foto do dia no site da National Geographic - Mixed Roots

MARCH 4, 2015 - Mixed Roots

Photograph by Felipe Jacome

The mangroves of the Cayapas Mataje Mangrove Reserve in northwestern Ecuador are the tallest in the world. The area is home to many Afro-Ecuadorian communities who rely on gathering black cockles that can be found in the mud of the mangroves and sold as a culinary delicacy. Picking shells is a tremendously arduous task, as concheroshave to crouch down for hours in knee-deep mud.

See more images from Felipe Jacome’s photo essay, “Lord of the Mangroves,” on Proof.


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