Vietnam’s taste for exotic meat threatens species

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Vendeur de viande de chien à Hanoi – VIETNAM© AFP PHOTO/HOANG DINH Nam

Prosperous middle class contributing to a growing appetite for ‘forest food’

As any visitor to Vietnam can confirm, its people have a remarkable taste for meals made from each and every creature. From snakes and spiders to monkeys and rats, there are few wild animals not prized when it comes to the cooking pot.

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