The Mekong Delta’s famed rat market | Cruise Mekong River

The Mekong Delta’s famed rat market

The Mekong Delta's famed rat market

Men in Can Tho (considered the capitol of the Mekong Delta) use dogs to hu rats that living in caves near paddy fields. The rats are available all year round but thrive during the harvest season.

The Mekong Delta's famed rat market

The Mekong Delta’s famed rat market

The Mekong Delta's famed rat market

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Phu Dat market in the Mekong Delta’s An Giang Province sells three to five tons of rats a day, providing the country with an exotic dish and providing the delta locals with a stable income. Photo courtesy of Tien Phong

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