Gallery: Mad Max Film Crew Endangered World’s Oldest Desert in Namibia


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A leaked report reveals that director George Miller’s film crew compromised fauna and flora in the world’s oldest desert while filming Mad Max: Fury Road, starring Charlize Theron. The report was commissioned by the government in response to claims that the crew had run roughshod in untouched parts of a sensitive ecosystem populated by endangered reptiles and rare cacti in the Namib Desert, according to The Guardian. The Namibia Film Commission, eager to protect Namibia’s reputation, denied the claims in a full page state-run newspaper.

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