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SARS, food markets, and Chinese Rat Snakes...


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Posted by lolaophidia on April 26, 2003 at 21:47:28:

In Reply to: SARS, food markets, and Chinese Rat Snakes... posted by Chernoff on April 26, 2003 at 11:32:23:

In a previous post there was some discussion of whether Mandarin Rat Snakes were collected as food/medicinal source. I remember that someone said that Mandarins weren't a desirable snake for food. I don't know if it changes the way they are collected. The market conditions are shocking to the western world- but it wasn't that long ago that "The Jungle" exposed conditions that were deplorable in the U.S. Just a thought...



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