how did they make the live set look almost exactly like Africa?

how did they make the live set look almost exactly like Africa?
So how did they make the recreated tribal council set during the finale look almost identical to the real one in Africa? Exactly 39 days before the live revelation of Survivor Africa‘s winner, Mark Burnett called the finalists and told them to start growing their facial hair again. Plus, producers collected all clothing and jewelry from the jury and finalists.

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