Photo Credit: Peter Aronson
Biology professor Julieta Ramos-Elorduy Blásquez, who specializes in edible bugs, shows off some particularly tasty larvae in her laboratory at Mexico's National Autonomous University in Mexico City.
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|Instead of diving into that steak dinner or a Cobb salad tonight, why not a big steaming plate full of crickets, grasshoppers with guacamole, ant eggs in a butter sauce, or grub tacos made with larva? Mmmmm. Mexico has 500 species of edible insects, many of which are served at a handful of trendy restaurants. It may give you the willies, but scientists say edible insects could help end hunger in the world. Reporter Peter Aronson shares a meal your palate will never forget.|
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