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It was once purported that eating monkey brains can cure impotence and has, in part, led to the over-hunting of monkeys in Indonesia. A dish often attributed to China, monkey brains are also eaten in places like Africa, South American, and South East Asia. It's rumoured that the monkey's brains are eaten while the monkey is still alive, which is the reason why many find this inhumane and controversial.

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