About Ethiopia: Sounds
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I recorded these sounds just outside the front of my house in Gilgel Beles, Ethiopia, towards the end of the dry season (April 2009).

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Night Sounds
What animal calls can you hear?
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Gumuz Night Music
At first I didn't know what this mystical noise was. I could often hear it in the distance. Finally, I discovered it was singing by the Gumuz people who live all around the village.
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Morning Sounds
This was recorded one morning around breakfast time out of my window. You can hear birds, chickens and the voice is the announcer from the prison which was only about 100m away. Notice how there are many less insect chirps in the daytime.
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