Imagine risking your own life for the sake of providing your family a better life. There is a Gurung tribe living in the core of Nepal’s Himalayas risking their life collecting mad honey from “The Great-Himalayan Giant Honey Bees aka Apis dorsata laboriosa ” the world’s largest and one of the most hazardous honey bees. The hunting area is located at “Tanje Village, Lamjung” over the height of over 3500 meters.
For these individuals, especially Gurungs and Ghales of Tanje Village, this tragedy dates back centuries has excellent religious and cultural significance. But they say they the last generation of mad honey hunters because of the risk and only the seasonal harvest of the mad honey and lower-income.
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