NatGeo News Watch/by Magnus Lidén
Today, given that fake ”bills” are such a widespread problem, it is perhaps nice to hear that they may play a positive role—in this case, in nature conservation in Arunachal Pradesh in northeast India. However, these aren’t counterfeit monetary notes; rather,
they are replacements for bird beaks!
The Nyishi are one of many Tibeto-Burmese tribes that inhabit the valleys and foothills of the eastern Himalayas. The tribe is descended from paleo-mongoloid ancestors and speaks the Tibeto-Burman group of languages………..[Read