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Japan's 'usho' keep alive ancient art of cormorant fishing

By Anne Beade

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Cormorant fishing for remora underneath whale shark: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBknkLa6bCM

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I saw this in Kyoto many years ago. It’s quite exciting to watch. I might seem a little cruel for the birds, but they are taken care of quite well. However, it was quite expensive. It must be a great little money spinner for a few months of the year.

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