Man's roach-eating death raises question: Why?

Oct 9, 2012 Full story: The Republic

As a Florida medical examiner tries to determine how 32-year-old Edward Archbold died after eating insects during a contest to win a snake, people around the country are asking: Why? Why would anyone eat a live cockroach? Why did he die when several others in the contest ate the same bugs without incident? What inspired Archbold - who was described ... (more)

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“Geologist [I'm Climate Change]”

Since: Mar 07

formerly Nuneaton

#1 Oct 10, 2012
Roaches are better as cat food. They love a crunchy snack.

Case in point was when Mum came back from a holiday in Turkey in 1997. Both Cats took turns staking out the suitcase & eventually caught & had a play with a roach.
One chewed its legs off after a play chase, and the other then arrived and munched the rest of the roach at first sight (was about 2cm long & nice shiny reddish brown).

Still got no roaches in the house.

Have a nice day: Ag

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