Mailonline reported that The Amazon tribe that has evolved flat feet after years of catching primates to eat by climbing trees and shooting them with blowpipes The Huaorani tribe – there are only 4,000 of them – live a simple life in the rainforests of eastern Ecuador,There are no fast food restaurants or grocery stores in the rainforests of eastern Ecuador, so if the Huaorani people want to eat they go out with a blowpipe and shoot a monkey.

A Huaorani hunter shins up a tree and shoots a blowpipe dart at a monkey

A good day's work: To Western eyes it might seem cruel but for the Huaorani hunting monkeys is really no different to British people hunting pheasants or rabbits

‘Today they face radical change to their culture to the proximity of oil exploration within their territory and the Yasuni National Park and Biosphere Reserve, they are vastly changed.

Ecuador is home to 300 species of monkey, none of which are endangered. The monkeys eat the forest's vegetation

Call the chiropodist: The Huaorani spend so much time climbing up trees their feet have evolved and most have very flat feet. Because of the small gene pool many also have six toes on each feet
Call the chiropodist: The Huaorani spend so much time climbing up trees their feet have evolved and most have very flat feet. Because of the small gene pool many also have six toes on each feet
Pete Oxford (pictured) said: 'I was accepted and everything that was theirs was mine to share. Unfortunately, I could not reciprocate and stayed in a small tent on which I had to put a small padlock. For a Huaorani, my computer cables were excellent tethers to tie up a dead peccary but for me represented being able to work or not'
Pete Oxford (pictured) said: ‘I was accepted and everything that was theirs was mine to share. Unfortunately, I could not reciprocate and stayed in a small tent on which I had to put a small padlock. For a Huaorani, my computer cables were excellent tethers to tie up a dead peccary but for me represented being able to work or not’

A man constructs a necklace out of bird's feathers. The tribe make some money by selling handicrafts to tourists

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