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Wild Watermelons in the Desert

Wild watermelons called Tsamma melons can store large amounts of water. They grow in the desert in Africa and Australia. Although they are not sweet they are an important resource for the indigenous people of Kalahari and Sahara because of their water content. They are also food for camels and other desert animals

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An Elephant carved into the rock

Rock carving of an Elephant in the archaeological site called In Galghien, by the dry river Mathendush in western Libya. The region is the Fezzan and the mountain range is Tadrart Acacus. This part of the Sahara desert is considered an open-air museum because of the rock art that can be found in various forms such as petroglyphs, rock paintings and carvings. They date from 12000 B.C. to 150 A.D

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At the beginning of the Holocene the hunter-gatherers of the Sahara experienced very

At the beginning of the Holocene the hunter-gatherers of the Sahara experienced very different enviromental conditions. The area was covered in vegetation and large wild animals which have since disappeared roamed. The carvings of the "Early Acacus" period reflect this. Country of Origin: Libya. Culture: Early Acacus Date/Period: c 10, 000 BC. Place of Origin: Messak Settafet. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Euan Wingfield

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