Crickets face off at annual fighting championships

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Crickets face off at annual fighting championships
The annual cricket fighting championships have begun in Beijing. A uniquely Chinese sport which dates back over 1,000 years, it involves two crickets duking it out in within a fixed ring. Trainers poke and prod the crickets to make them more aggressive, while feeding them a high protein diet of bean paste mixed with water. 20 teams from across China are participating in the tournament.
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