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The honey is stored in the bulging part of the nest, attached to the rock. To collect it, the Perengge must position the bamboo basket by maneuvering another pole held at arm’s length, underneath the part he is preparing to cut away with the other pole. <br />
From the top of the cliff, two men adjust the tension of the rope supporting the basket, guided solely by orders yelled out by Bolo Kesher’s son, who is stationed further off to have an overall view of the site. It is a coordinated effort that is accomplished blindly and on which the harvest’s success heavily depends.