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Scorpions swarming at the Ru Yang Boda Scorpion Breeding Company, a new business in China's burgeoning market economy in Luo Yang, China. Scorpions in China are useful as both food and traditional Chinese medicine. Scorpions are in such demand that they are raised domestically (ranch style) by Chinese entrepreneurs. The Boda ranch's thirty employees are raising more than three million scorpions for public consumption in a football field-sized brick building. Image from the book project Man Eating Bugs: The Art and Science of Eating Insects.

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Scorpions swarming at the Ru Yang Boda Scorpion Breeding Company, a new business in China's burgeoning market economy in Luo Yang, China. Scorpions in China are useful as both food and traditional Chinese medicine. Scorpions are in such demand that they are raised domestically (ranch style) by Chinese entrepreneurs. The Boda ranch's thirty employees are raising more than three million scorpions for public consumption in a football field-sized brick building. Image from the book project Man Eating Bugs: The Art and Science of Eating Insects.