How China destroyed sparrows

sparrows.

In 1958 on the initiative of Mao Zedong in China starts campaign against agricultural pests. For main enemies are announced … sparrows. As sparrows can not be in...

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sparrows.In 1958 on the initiative of Mao Zedong in China starts campaign against agricultural pests. For main enemies are announced sparrows.

As sparrows can not be in the air without a break for more than 15 minutes, the Chinese were given instructions,  in any way to scare the birds, so that they can not perch and fall to the ground dead.

According to statistics, in only one year were destroyed almost 2 billion. And even after a year of harvest to be better, it turned out that it was eaten by caterpillars and grasshoppers, the number of which had previously been covered by sparrows.

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