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The Nok Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in northern Togo, might look a bit like the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde, for example, but they were built by Togo's Moba people in the 18th and 19th centuries for a very different purpose: instead of being permanent dwellings, the Nok Caves served as a well-stocked hiding place whenever an enemy tribe raided Moba villages to find people to sell to slave traders in exchange for guns and horses. www.atlasobscura.com/places/nok-caves
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