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Snake handler in Hong Kong snake shop

Snake handler in Hong Kong snake shop

Mak Tai Kwong handles snakes at She Wong Lam snake shop, the oldest snake shop in Hong Kong. Mak Tai Kwong is eighty years old and has been working at this snake shop for sixty-two years. He attributes his good health and longevity to eating snake soup every day. There are over 3000 snakes in the drawers, including highly poisonous King Cobra, etc. Eaten as protection against the winter cold and flu, snakes are often served in soup. The gallbladder is extracted and mixed with Chinese wine as a
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