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We shall deal with the giant ants in a later chapter , but for the present we should
note that the Shan Hai Ching also says : The land of the Kuei is to the north of the
body of Erh Fu . These people have the faces of men but only one eye .
Among the first wonders of India were tales about giant gold - digging ants . This
legend was first recorded by the Greek historian Herodotus , who died in 415 , or
perhaps 424 . Herodotus reports that the Indians annually paid 360 talents of ...
But he also notes that there are references to giant ants in the Mongolian region
in Chinese sources . These occur in two works which I mentioned earlier in the
chapter on the griffin : they are Ch ' u Tz and Shan Hai Ching , which include ...
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