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Southeast Asian Nomads Have Evolved to Hunt Fish Underwater

News   Apr 20, 2018 | Original Story from St John's College Cambridge

 
Southeast Asian Nomads Have Evolved to Hunt Fish Underwater

In this photo, a Bajau diver hunts fish underwater using a traditional spear. For over 1,000 years the Bajau have collected food by free diving with spears. Members of the Bajau can dive up to 70 meters with nothing more than a set of weights and a pair of wooden goggles. Credit: Melissa Ilardo

 
 
 

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