10 Very Unusual Meats That Are Eaten Throughout The World. #9 Will Make You Sick to Your Stomach

If you’re a huge animal lover and have a weak stomach, I suggest you not read this, because of the gruesome information. In many countries throughout the world, animals that you and I regard as pets, are actually eaten for food. A lot of times though, it is because they have no other choice BUT to eat that particular animal due to a lack of what we would consider “normal meat”.

1.The elephant is considered a delicacy in many African nations

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2.The guinea pig is a staple in many South American countries, specifically Peru

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3.Iguana is a common meat in Central America, especially Mexico

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4. Pigeon is a common meat dish in France

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5. Rats are often eaten in many countries, but that is only because there are no other meats available

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6. Although the name is not very appealing, the yak is enjoyed in many countries

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7. Sadly, 4 million horses are eaten each year worldwide

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8. Camel meat is very popular in the Middle East

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9. Dog is often eaten in China, Korea, and even amongst farmers in Switzerland

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10. In Italy, donkey is often used in the making of salami

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As horrifying as it may be to us, there are meats that we eat which other countries also find disturbing. Don’t forget to share on Facebook by clicking the button below:)