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Honey hunters such as Ma Yongde use smoke from ground fires to scatter bees from their hives wedged into cliffs. (Getty Images)
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Dong Haifa, top, and Mi Qiaoyun use poles and long cutting tools to break away parts of the beehives holding the honey. (Getty Images)
Dong Haifa, top, and Mi Qiaoyun use poles and long cutting tools to break away parts of the beehives holding the honey. (Getty Images)
Bees surround Dong and Mi. (Getty Images)
Bees surround Dong and Mi. (Getty Images)
Ma, left, Dong, center, and Dong’s mother clean fresh cliff honey. (Getty Images)
Ma, left, Dong, center, and Dong’s mother clean fresh cliff honey. (Getty Images)

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