Eating Disorder

It is just after dawn in the hills of South Sumatra, but Jema'ah is hard at work. Jema'ah, 39, normally feeds his family of four by tramping from village to village buying vegetables from farmers and then reselling them to dealers, a practice that nets him about $40 in a good month. Today, if he's lucky, he will earn twice that in a few hours. "Pangolin are usually asleep in their nests at this time of day," he says, squatting down in front of a rabbit-hole-sized opening in a low embankment. After piling dried leaves and twigs in front of the...

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