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Wednesday, July 4, 2007

Cambodian Snake Harvest

Freshwater snakes in a Cambodian lake, Tonle Sap, are being caught and sold as meat to crocodile farms by the millions. Researchers attest that this yearly capture is unsustainable, and that while it may be impossible to ban the hunting, it should be suspended during the breeding seasons. (News source.)

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