Why Sea Cucumbers Are So Expensive | So Expensive

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Published at : 05 Jan, 2019
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While ordinary vegetable cucumbers cost $3 per kilo, sea cucumbers can cost over $3,000 per kilo. These animals are prized as a delicacy in Asia, and are used by pharmaceutical companies to treat diseases like cancer. Unfortunately, over-harvesting now threatens many sea cucumber populations.

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Why Sea Cucumbers Are So Expensive | So Expensive
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