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Edible Insects

Edible Insects
Families

Talk

Attenborough Studio

28 August 2014 12:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 15:00

We may squirm at the prospect, but in many parts of the world insects are a regular part of the diet. Museum entomologist Stuart Hine uses real insect specimens to give us the low down on the taste and nutrition of a varied bushtucker diet, from roasted slugs to crunchy crickets. And don't miss the chance to try an unusual snack. Warning: it might put you off your lunch.

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