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India's Jarawa tribe facing extinction
Poaching, logging and tourism mean only 400 members of tribe, who still hunt with bows and arrows, remain.
Last Modified: 19 Apr 2012 08:45

A reclusive tribe in India dating back to the stone age is feared to be on the brink of extinction. 

Only 400 members of the Jarawa tribe, who still hunt with bows and arrows, remain in the country's Andaman Islands.

Al Jazeera's Kathy Hearn reports on increased threats to their way of life caused by poaching, logging and tourism.

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