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Mexico's Disappearing Mezcal Worms
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July 26, 2010



Al Jazeera: Mezcal worm population is being pushed into decline, due to the drink's growing popularity
Across Mexico, and in many world capitals, people are increasingly raising a glass of mezcal, a traditional Mexican liquor. Connoisseurs of the strong drink say it tastes best when served the traditional way - with a worm in it. But the worm population is being pushed into decline, due to the drink's growing popularity.

Franc Contreras reports from Oaxaca state in southern Mexico.




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