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An artist's reconstruction of Ledumahadi mafube, which means "a giant thunderclap at dawn," foraging during the early Jurassic in South Africa. Viktor Radermacher, University of the Witwatersrand hide caption

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Bones Reveal The Brontosaurus Had An Older, Massive Cousin In South Africa

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South African leaders pushed back against President Trump's tweet about "land and farm seizures and expropriations and the large scale killing of farmers." Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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High-speed tracking dogs have been a game-changer in the fight against rhino poaching in South Africa. Their success depends on their ability to work as a team, which means they sleep and eat in the pack-sized enclosures shown above. David Fuchs hide caption

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To Combat Rhino Poaching, Dogs Are Giving South African Park Rangers A Crucial Assist

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In 1994 Nelson Mandela revisited the cell at Robben Island prison where he was jailed for more than two decades. Louise Gubb/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Nelson Mandela's Prison Letters: 'One Day I Will Be Back At Home'

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, in Johannesburg in December 2017, made the doek, a head covering and symbol of African womanhood, her trademark. Mujahid Safodien/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Former South African President Jacob Zuma resigns his post in a televised address to the country last month. Now, just one month later, the embattled erstwhile leader faces 16 counts of corruption, money laundering and racketeering. Phill Magakoe/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Residents wait to fill containers at a source for natural spring water in Cape Town, South Africa. Bram Janssen/AP hide caption

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Every Day Seems Like 'Day Zero' To Some Cape Town Residents

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Cyril Ramaphosa seen delivering a speech Sunday at the Grand Parade in Cape Town, South Africa, before he was elected president. AP hide caption

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South Africa Elects Cyril Ramaphosa As Its New President

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South African President Jacob Zuma (right) shares a laugh with Cyril Ramaphosa in Bloemfontein, South Africa, in 2012. Zuma resigned Wednesday and is widely expected to be replaced by Ramaphosa. Themba Hadebe/AP hide caption

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