Inside the Black Market Hummingbird Love Charm Trade

“Catch a hummingbird. Kill it. Wrap it in underwear, cover it with honey—and sell it to arouse passion in a lover.” On the booming black market for dead hummingbirds to be made into Latin love charms called chuparosas.

Published: Apr 18, 2018
Length: 20 minutes (5,154 words)