Unusual animals that people eat

Publicado por Archivado en Amazing, Curiosity, Curious animals, Oddities 6 de abril de 2012

When it comes to eating animals, most people rely on the standard fare of beef, pork, chicken or fish. However, in many places around the world, people eat a variety of animals that would shock most Americans. Some are endangered, some are alive and some are just downright dangerous.

Silkworms

In America, How to Eat Fried Worms is nothing more than a cute book for children, but in Korea it might as well be a cookbook. It is common to eat battered and fried silkworms, boiled silkworms or worm kabobs.

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Sannakji

Is a Korean dish made from nakji, an octopus. Eating octopus is not all that uncommon, especially in Asian countries, and you can likely find it on the menu at many Asian restaurants in the United States.

unusual animals people eat

Puffer fish
We consume a variety of fish and seafood, so it really isn’t all that odd that people eat puffer fish — unless you know that eating just one could kill you.

unusual animals people eat

Rats

In many places where meat is very expensive, getting pork or beef is out of the question.

unusual animals people eat

Nutria

It sounds like a sugar alternative or some other trendy health food product, but it is actually a rodent that looks like a cross between a rat and a beaver.

unusual animals people eat

Dogs

People often joke that dodgy restaurants are likely serving dog, but the reality is that people actually do eat them.

unusual animals people eat
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