Vlad Sokhin

Madamba, Tete Province, Mozambique

In the afternoon, when road traffic is reduced and trade in the village practically stops, the locals who are involved in the rat business, eat the remaining cooked rodents with corn porridge.

In the Mozambican village of Madamba locals make a business of catching rats and other rodents and selling them on the roadside. One stick with 6 to 8 rats costs 10 metical (0.14 GBP) and each of the rat-catchers can make about 1.56 GBP per day. To chase rodents out of the brush hunters usually set fires that can spread over large areas. The Mozambican Wildlife service reports that in 2008 about 60 wildfires burned 200 houses killing 15 people.

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Vlad Sokhin
City
Madamba, Tete Province
Country
Mozambique
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Not for sale in Germany and German speaking countries and Russia.
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29.69 x 19.79 cm (300 dpi)
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