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Man Eating Bugs: The Art and Science of Eating Insects book image

Rice fields on a volcanic slope, near the village of Ubud at Penatahan, Bali, Indonesia (Indonesia is the world's fourth most populated country).(page 56,57) Indonesian children hunt dragonflies with a specialized capture and retrieve method?each individual dragonfly is spotted, then snagged with sticky jack fruit sap stuck on the end of an extended bamboo whip in the rice fields. This practice has become rarer as Indonesians become wealthier.

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Rice fields on a volcanic slope, near the village of Ubud at Penatahan, Bali, Indonesia (Indonesia is the world's fourth most populated country).(page 56,57) Indonesian children hunt dragonflies with a specialized capture and retrieve method?each individual dragonfly is spotted, then snagged with sticky jack fruit sap stuck on the end of an extended bamboo whip in the rice fields. This practice has become rarer as Indonesians become wealthier.