Fine Living: 10 Edible Endangered Animals

Posted on February 18, 2007. Filed under: Animals, Food, Travel |

In different environments around the world, there are a great number of different culinary tastes. And for the most part — if you look hard enough — someone, somewhere, will be cooking just about anything you can think of. The general rule is: If it’s edible and someone is hungry enough, it will be eaten. But there are certain delicacies or culinary trends that are rarely encountered by most people, and the practice of dining on endangered animals is one of them.

The list that follows, after the jump, highlights several endangered animals that are eaten in certain cultures. If you ever get the chance to try one of them, it may be wise to check the legality of the practice and consume at your own risk.

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Fainting Goats

Posted on November 9, 2006. Filed under: Animals, Funnies, You Tube |

Myotonic goats are also called Wooden Leg goats, “stiff leg” or Tennessee fainting goats. These are one of the few goats that are indigenous to the U.S. There are two strains of this animal. Most of those found in Tennessee and the eastern U.S. are smaller. When the goat is being fed or becomes startled its muscules become stiff allowing the goat to fall on the ground in a fainting position.


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