Bugs Duke It Out In Ancient Chinese Sport

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Crickets Face Off in Ancient Chinese Fighting Sport

  • 10/10/2013 03:55 PM EDT World

It’s that time again in China, where an ancient fighting sport takes center stage. Cricket fighting season is in full swing with the insects battling it out in a small ring. Similar to cockfighting, cricket fighting involves handlers poking and prodding their bugs and set them against each other. The match is decided by the number of points gained each time one insect is able to overcome the other.