Sunday, April 12, 2009

I think I'll Have Ham

BBC NEWS | Americas | Venezuela's giant rodent cuisine: "While in many countries the Easter dish may be lamb, in Venezuela a traditional delicacy around this time of the year is the capybara, the world's biggest rodent."


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vikk simmons said...

Last night I saw a piece on Animal Planet's Outrageous Pets about a woman in Austin who has one of these as a pet and treats him like a dog. He weighs a good 100 lbs and has pretty much taken over the family's pool.

Bill Crider said...

She better not let him loose in Venezuela.

Anonymous said...

I suppose it tastes like chicken?


Anonymous said...

This is scary..I've been to Venezuela in April. Rodent flambe, anyone?