Hadzabe, Africa's last hunter-gatherers
Hadzabe hunters and dogs in the scrub, Lake Eyasi, Tanzania. Traditionally, the Hadzabe do not use dogs but animals from the local village will often accompany hunting groups.
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The Hadzabe, or Hadza, are one of the last tribes of hunter-gatherers in the world. They live around Lake Eyasi and the Serengeti Plateau and today, number 1000-2000, although just 300-400 still live a traditional lifestyle. They were once thought to be related to the San of southern Africa, but modern genetic studies link them to the pygmies of west and central Africa...The Hadzabe are superb opportunistic hunter-gatherers. They hunt animals, and collect honey, fruit, tubers and berries...more »
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