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Thangnang

The Habitats Trust | Dusty Foot Production

2023   |   4mins 16secs

Come September and October in Mizoram, the fascinating process of making the famous stink bug (thangnang) puree begins. Watch how the bugs are caught, and used for the oil and puree that is obtained from it. A staple in the region, it is a revelation to watch.

 

This film is a part of ‘Stories from the Ground: Northeast’, a new film series by The Habitats Trust and Dusty Foot Productions. The series travels through the north-eastern states collecting 50 shorts shot by local filmmakers to bring stories rooted in the culture, traditions, and biodiversity of the region.