Though snakes rank among nature's most unnerving, repellent creatures, they're the main attraction in one Chinese farm town — and the anchor of the local economy. Zisiqiao, a "sleepy" enclave in China's eastern Zhejiang, has been dubbed "snake village," say Royston Chan and Aly Song at Reuters. Farming families there raise and breed millions of snakes — many of them poisonous — for food, traditional medicine, and tourist spectacle. Here's a glimpse into this fang-fixated town...
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