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Seemingly Unusual Foods

Some foods that might seem unusual from around the world. How many have you tried? How many would you like to try?
Note: This list is not an endorsement or critique of any of these dishes or the people who eat them. It is merely to posit how what is mundane in one culture can be downright bizarre (or even be seen as immoral) in another. Some images may be upsetting.
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Hakarl (Fermented Basking Shark)
Hakarl (Fermented Basking Shark)
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Frog Legs
Frog Legs
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Alligator
Alligator
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Escargot
Escargot
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Head Cheese (And No, It's Not Cheese)
Head Cheese (And No, It's Not Cheese)
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Live Octopus
Live Octopus
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Haggis
Haggis
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Ostrich
Ostrich
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Venison
Venison
10
Bison
Bison
11
Lamb's Brain
Lamb's Brain
12
Tong Zi Dan (Eggs Boiled in the Urine of Boys Under the Age of 10)
Tong Zi Dan (Eggs Boiled in the Urine of Boys Under the Age of 10)
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13
Reindeer
Reindeer
14
Grasshopper
Grasshopper
15
Mealworms
Mealworms
16
Crickets
Crickets
17
Crispy Tarantula
Crispy Tarantula
18
Steak Tartare
Steak Tartare
19
Stinky Tofu
Stinky Tofu
20
Casu Marzu (Sheep's Cheese With Live Maggots)
Casu Marzu (Sheep's Cheese With Live Maggots)
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Smalahove (Boiled Sheep's Head)
Smalahove (Boiled Sheep's Head)
22
Mongolian Boodog (Deboned Goat Cooked With Its Own Organs)
Mongolian Boodog (Deboned Goat Cooked With Its Own Organs)
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Hundred Year Old Egg
Hundred Year Old Egg
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Fesikh
Fesikh
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25
Scorpion on a Stick
Scorpion on a Stick
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Starfish
Starfish
27
Snake
Snake
28
Balut
Balut
29
Squirrel
Squirrel
30
Guinea Pig
Guinea Pig
31
Dog Meat
Dog Meat
32
Thịt Chuột (Rat Meat)
Thịt Chuột (Rat Meat)
33
Fried Sparrow
Fried Sparrow
34
Kangaroo
Kangaroo
35
Uni
Uni
36
Beef
Beef
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37
Bushmeat
Bushmeat
38
Horse Meat
Horse Meat
39
Hvalkjøtt (Whale Meat)
Hvalkjøtt (Whale Meat)
40
Sea Cucumber
Sea Cucumber
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