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China's stilt shrimpers vanishing

(People's Daily Online)

18:21, October 13, 2011

In the morning, shrimpers wait at the seaside. (Photo/People's Daily Online)

Edited and translated by Han Shasha, People's Daily Online.

In the coast areas of Rizhao in eastern China's Shandong province, a group of shrimpers sit on thin planks to catch shrimp. During the period between every summer solstice and the winter solstice, the shrimpers go to sea to catch shrimp. With the economic development, less shrimpers are working.

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