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Last orders for Hong Kong's snake soup?

3 February 2013 Last updated at 04:18 GMT

One of Hong Kong's most traditional winter dishes could be under threat, according to those who collect its key ingredient.

Snake soup, a warming dish often eaten during winter, is considered an affordable gourmet food.

But snake tamers are warning that they have few people to whom to pass on their skills.

Jennifer Pak reports from Hong Kong.