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The Honey Nights. Hamsah and his brother Boni cut the honey from the giant bees' only comb. The precious nectar falls into a basket hanging below the branch. The basket is then lowered by ropes. Depending on the abundance of flowers and the time of the harvest, twenty or so combs can yield a harvest of 100, even 140 kg of honey per lalau. Borneo, Indonesia

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Image size: 5760x3840 pixels (19.2"x12.8" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2014-12-26

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Wild animal / Insect / Hymenoptere / Bee / Giant honey bee (Apis dorsata)

Natural resources use / Agricultural product / Hive product / Honey

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Asia / Far East / South East Asia / Insulinde / Indonesia / Borneo (Indonesia)

Asia / Far East / South East Asia / Insulinde / Borneo

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Atmosphere (Ambiance) / Night

Shot / Low angle shot

Behavior / Animal construction / Nest

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Natural resources use / Fauna use / Honey hunting

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Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Protostomia / Articulata / Arthropoda / Tracheata / Antennata / Hexapoda / Insecta / Hymenoptera / Aculeata / Apoidea / Apidae / Apis

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