Indus River, Pakistan. Photographer: Randy Olson

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Mohenjo Daro bird hunters use technique practiced for 5,000 years, according to archeological records. They tie a living heron to a hoop, then, wearing bird skin masks, submerge themselves up to neck in river, swaying to imitate bird movements, grab birds when they land.

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