Namibia Namibia

Stefani McCoy, seated in the center of the front row, was a high school dropout. After going back to school and completing her college degree, she joined the Peace Corps and went to Namibia to help fellow dropouts. Courtesy of Stefani McCoy hide caption

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Courtesy of Stefani McCoy

The photographer brings a surreal touch to the epidemic that struck West Africa in photos titled "Le Temps Ebola." The suits worn by the people portraying health professionals evoke carnival masks and animal masks. The question the photographer ponders: "Are these figures here to protect the people or to harm them?," reflecting mistrust of medical workers in the early stages of the outbreak. Courtesy of Bakary Emmanuel Daou hide caption

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Courtesy of Bakary Emmanuel Daou

An endangered black rhino is seen in this file photo from the Etosha National Park in norhern Namibia last year. An American hunter has killed one of the animals, under a special permit he bought for $350,000. While the rhinoceros is referred to as black, its colors vary from shades of brown to gray. Barbara Scheer/DPA /LANDOV hide caption

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Barbara Scheer/DPA /LANDOV

A black rhino and a giraffe stop for a drink in Namibia's Etosha National Park. Only about 5,000 black rhinos remain in the world. Frans Lanting/DPA/Landov hide caption

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Frans Lanting/DPA/Landov