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The Case For Eating Bugs

I ate a lot of bugs…and (mostly) liked them.
Check out Deep Look’s video on Palm Weevils! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6a3Q5DzeBM&feature=youtu.be
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2013 United Nations report on entomophagy: http://www.fao.org/docrep/018/i3253e/i3253e.pdf

Another take on why Westerners don’t typically eat bugs: https://askentomologists.com/2015/02/09/why-dont-we-eat-bugs-in-western-culture/


Host, Writer, Editor
Anna Rothschild

Camera, Production Assistance
K Melvin

Cherry Blossom – Underscore
Music Provided by APM

Gross Footage and Stills

Original Footage
©WGBH Educational Foundation 2017

Footage of Palm Weevils
Courtesy KQED Deep Look

Lobster Dinner (6013079655)
Wikimedia Commons/Benson Kua from Toronto, Canada

Compsobuthus acutecarinatus (1)
Wikimedia Commons/Philipp Weigell

African.field.cricket.arp
Wikimedia Commons/Adrian Pingstone

Scorpio maurus palmatus, Israel 1
Wikimedia Commons/MinoZig – מינוזיג

Gross SFX

Cockroaches
Freesound/StateAardvark­
(used with permission from author)

Squeak Pack/squeak_10
Freesound/Corsica_S
Wink
Freesound/Bennychico11

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