Results for - Ewww....Edible Insects!

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WARNING (images included) - this survey might not be for everyone, a strong stomach might be required!

As any good Entomophage (eater of insects) knows, these bugs are more than just pests; they're what's for dinner! In many cases people started eating these insects out of necessity, but these days they have become a delicacy. Did you know that a Entomophage is a eater of insects?

1. As any good Entomophage (eater of insects) knows, these bugs are more than just pests; they're what's for dinner! In many cases people started eating these insects out of necessity, but these days they have become a delicacy. Did you know that a Entomophage is a eater of insects?

Yes
9%
174 votes
No
75%
1,381 votes
Undecided
3%
62 votes
Not Applicable
13%
234 votes
Oven-Baked Tarantula - A unique Cambodian delicacy, tarantulas were originally consumed only during plagues but have since become standard fare. Tarantulas come pre-baked. Simply remove fangs and eat warm. Could you eat a oven-baked tarantula?

2. Oven-Baked Tarantula - A unique Cambodian delicacy, tarantulas were originally consumed only during plagues but have since become standard fare. Tarantulas come pre-baked. Simply remove fangs and eat warm. Could you eat a oven-baked tarantula?

Yes
5%
94 votes
No
76%
1,408 votes
Undecided
6%
111 votes
Not Applicable
13%
238 votes
Scorpion Suckers - These harmless California scorpions are encased in a delicious candy coating. According to the listing, scorpions, which are technically arachnids, not insects, are a major food source in many parts of the world. Would you be willing to try one of these scorpion suckers?

3. Scorpion Suckers - These harmless California scorpions are encased in a delicious candy coating. According to the listing, scorpions, which are technically arachnids, not insects, are a major food source in many parts of the world. Would you be willing to try one of these scorpion suckers?

Yes
7%
135 votes
No
75%
1,396 votes
Undecided
5%
90 votes
Not Applicable
12%
230 votes
Larvets Worm Snacks - These crunchy worms are baked and come in a variety of flavors including BBQ, Cheddar Cheese, and Mexican Spice. Would you buy these flavored worm snacks?

4. Larvets Worm Snacks - These crunchy worms are baked and come in a variety of flavors including BBQ, Cheddar Cheese, and Mexican Spice. Would you buy these flavored worm snacks?

Yes
6%
109 votes
No
76%
1,413 votes
Undecided
5%
91 votes
Not Applicable
13%
238 votes
Pregnant Crickets - In the northeast area of Thailand, crickets laden with eggs are considered a tasty snack. These crickets are caught and flash-frozen in the wild then cleaned, cooked, and lightly salted. You can buy a bag of ready-to-eat pregnant crickets for less than $6.00. Would you spend $6 for a cricket snack?

5. Pregnant Crickets - In the northeast area of Thailand, crickets laden with eggs are considered a tasty snack. These crickets are caught and flash-frozen in the wild then cleaned, cooked, and lightly salted. You can buy a bag of ready-to-eat pregnant crickets for less than $6.00. Would you spend $6 for a cricket snack?

Yes
4%
72 votes
No
79%
1,454 votes
Undecided
4%
75 votes
Not Applicable
14%
250 votes
Chocolate-Covered Giant Ants - These Giant Queen Leafcutter ants are bathed in decadent Belgian chocolate. Their taste is described as

6. Chocolate-Covered Giant Ants - These Giant Queen Leafcutter ants are bathed in decadent Belgian chocolate. Their taste is described as "nutty" and they are said to boost the immune system and give those who eat them extra energy. Would you eat chocolate covered ants to boost your immune system?

Yes
8%
148 votes
No
72%
1,330 votes
Undecided
7%
122 votes
Not Applicable
14%
251 votes
Very last question - which countries are you familiar with that actually eat bugs?

7. Very last question - which countries are you familiar with that actually eat bugs?

Thailand
32%
584 votes
Ghana
13%
243 votes
Mexico
19%
354 votes
China
26%
479 votes
Brazil
13%
241 votes
Australia
8%
156 votes
Japan
21%
383 votes
The Netherlands
5%
88 votes
United States
9%
169 votes
na
51%
941 votes
02/16/2016 Food & Drink 1851 57 By: SmokeyandBandit

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