From scorpions to maggot-infested cheese, these delicacies are only for the adventurous.
From garlic-sautéed garden snails in Paris, guinea pig in Ecuador or deep-fried scorpion in Beijing, there's a taboo snack for every taste bud. For wannabe "Fear Factor" contestants, or if you're just on the hunt for gross gastronomic delights, here's a list of icky delectables from around the world.
Chris Golden, a 2014 National Geographic emerging explorer, studies the rich relationship people have with the rain forest in Madagascar and how it aff... More Chris Golden, a 2014 National Geographic emerging explorer, studies the rich relationship people have with the rain forest in Madagascar and how it affects their lives and health. His research into the risks of bush-meat consumption inspired efforts to replace wildlife hunting with chicken husbandry. His team also plans to distribute an ethnomedicine "recipe" book that will preserve vital local knowledge about indigenous plant treatments. Read more about Chris Golden and his work: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/08/140814-emerging-explorer-christopher-golden-madagascar-ecology-epidemiology-ngfood/ The Explorers Project chronicles the work of National Geographic's Emerging Explorers—today's visionaries who are making discoveries, making a difference, and inspiring people to care about the planet. Learn more at http://nationalgeographic.com/emerging.
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