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The Atlas Obscura Guide To Gabon
2 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in Gabon
Updated September 13, 2019
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Stories About Gabon
Gabon's Sacred Trees Are Becoming China's Upscale Furniture
Worshipped by indigenous groups, kevazingo are illegal to cut—but prized as a rosewood knockoff.
by Oliver Whang
What Nut-Eating Gorillas in Gabon Mean for Human Evolution
Researchers spent 6,000 hours documenting their diet.
by Isaac Schultz