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  July 25, 2010

MEXICO'S DISAPPEARING MEZCAL WORMS


Al Jazeera: Mezcal worm population is being pushed into decline, due to the drink's growing popularity.
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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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