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A Mentawai trisman cutting a wedge in a tree

The Mentawai tribe live in harmony with nature. Here you see a tribesman cutting a small wedge on a tree trunk which a child is playing on the tree. On asking I was told the do that so birds can get some fresh sap and also feed on the soft inside of the trunk. He says they help providing for the other living creatures of the forest where ever they can.

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© Ranjan Ramchandani.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2017
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Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 19, 2017, 9:59 a.m.
Camera Make: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
Camera Model: E-M1MarkII
Focal Length: 12mm
Shutter Speed: 1/80
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: ISO800
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PHOTO LOCATION Padang (Closest major city), Indonesia