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Searching for new plant species in Senegal

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According to the latest estimates, 10 to 20 percent of the world's flora is still unknown to mankind. Botanists are scouring the world in a bid to find new plants and deepen our understanding of the planet's ecosystems. In the far east of Senegal, one group of Senegalese and French researchers are trying to unearth new species of ferns at the heart of an isolated waterfall. Our France 2 colleagues report, with FRANCE 24's Wassim Cornet.

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