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Lake Victoria, Tanzania Travel Video

The Flies of Lake Victoria

This video shows how plagues of flies invade this little town on the banks of Lake Victoria.

filmmaker: Tim Frakes Productions

country: Tanzania

channel: adventure

rating: PRO

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