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Serendipity: Fighting and Singing Insects

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Serendipity: Fighting   and   Singing Insects--on Beigan, Taiwan   November 27, 2010

 

By Kevin Stoda, Matsu Islands of Taiwan

 

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About a month ago, my wife and I had seen a program from National Geographic on "the cricket man" and fighting insects of China and Taiwan.  

 


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While the role of fighting crickets dates back in Chinese history to over two millennia ago.   It is a relatively new sport in Taiwan, where I now live..

 


 

That episode of National Geographic, my wife and I had watched was focused primarily on crickets and their trainer in Taiwan.   However, part of the program involved a journey to Shanghai with some of these champion crickets for an international match.

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