Mabu


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Mabu

 

a Chinese (Tibetan) wind instrument. The mabu consists of a bamboo pipe with six or seven holes (for changing the pitch) and a small bell mouth; the upper part of the pipe has a notched (“vibrating”) reed. The sound formation of the mabu is similar to that of the clarinet.

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When the scientists from Kew visited Mabu in 2008 they discovered a number of new species after having only explored a small area of the forest.
He, with his eagle eye, saw this thing - he recognized it as somewhat different," said Jonathan Timberlake, who led the 2008 expedition to Mabu.
Prior to his first groundbreaking expedition there weren't any specimens from Mabu in the world-famous Kew collection, nor even any mention of the area.
He has led six expeditions, one to Mount Mulanje and the others to three mountains in northern Mozambique, including Mabu.
Julian found the forest on the slopes of Mabu in 2005 by looking at Google Earth, and then went on a reconnaissance expedition and found an area of about 80 square kilometres, the largest unexplored forest in southern Africa.
Not even in Kew were there any specimens from Mabu, or even any mention of it.
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Julian Bayliss, a scientist for Kew based in the region, discovered Mount Mabu while searching on Google Earth for a possible conservation project.
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Artwork: Hi resolution files for print can be retrieved via Agency MABU drop box site.
Project Description: Community participation in the conservation of the afromontane biodiversity of Mount Mabu
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