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Thais snap up crocodile meat as pork prices surge

African swine fever seen hitting pork supply for months to come

Barbecued crocodile at a market stall in Bangkok in 2019. Demand for crocodile meat has spiked as an alternative to pork.   © Reuters

BANGKOK -- Demand for crocodile meat is surging in Thailand as the price of pork continues to rise due to a supply shortage caused by the spread of African swine fever in the country.

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