Al Jazeera: Mezcal worm population is being pushed into decline, due to the drink's growing popularity. - July 25, 2010
Members don't see ads. If you are a member, and you're seeing this appeal, click here
I support the Real News Network because of their bravery, integrity, informative and educational - David Pear
Log in and tell us why you support TRNN
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.
Our automatic spam filter blocks comments with multiple links and multiple users using the same IP address.
Please make thoughtful comments with minimal links using only one user name.
If you think your comment has been mistakenly removed please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org