Satellite photo imagery revealed the probable existence of a peat bog in Congo-Brazzaville the size of England. An expedition has now verified the bog’s existence.
The discovery team, from the University of Leeds, the Wildlife Conservation Society-Congo and Congo-Brazzaville’s Marien Ngouabi University, had to contend with dwarf crocodiles, gorillas and elephants as they explored the area. But they said the biggest challenge was soggy feet.
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Hat tip to Ann Althouse.