March 31, 7 min read Rats. Is rat safe to eat? In what countries do they eat rats? These are questions that we've seen pop up a lot lately, especially with the possible origins of the current COVID pandemic stemming from the consumption of bamboo rats in Wuhan, China. But that's not the only place in the world where rat is on the menu.
Asian man dips a baby mouse in a bowl of sauce before eating it ALIVE
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Rodents are a common and profitable source of protein in tropical Asia. The chef dangled the raw, bloody carcasses before my face as if this were a tantalizing choice. My decision took all of two seconds—the rat. I knew from our rural setting that this was no subway-scurrying vermin, and somehow a rat seemed more palatable. Many people in tropical Asia would agree. Rats are a popular source of protein in this part of the world, particularly among Vietnamese farming communities in both the north and south—though you can also find rat on the menu in some urban areas, including Ho Chi Minh City.
The caption for the image read:. The owner and his wife were arrested early this morning and charges are not known at this time. After a full search of the kitchen, authorities found, packaged rats, mice, kittens, puppies and a large frozen hawk. Not to mention the names of the celebrities that frequented the joint takes us back like a really good 90s mixtape:.
An Asian man has been filmed dipping a live baby mouse into a bowl of sauce before eating it. The disgusting footage showed the man picking up a baby mouse with chopsticks before calmly devouring the squeaking rodent that was still moving. The revolting meal, which was accompanied by a plate of tomatoes, is reportedly considered a delicacy in the Guangdong province of southeast China.