Thousands of dried caterpillars found...

Thousands of dried caterpillars found in passenger luggage at UK's Gatwick Airport

There are 2 comments on the Brandon Sun story from Mar 1, 2013, titled Thousands of dried caterpillars found in passenger luggage at UK's Gatwick Airport. In it, Brandon Sun reports that:

British customs agents made a creepy discovery when an airline passenger was found with 94 kilograms of caterpillars in his luggage.

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SpaceBlues

United States

#1 Mar 1, 2013
Instead call the citizen creepy. Why did he steal from Burkina Faso? For research, of course.

“Geologist [I'm Climate Change]”

Since: Mar 07

formerly Nuneaton

#2 Mar 4, 2013
Looks like Mompane worms.

Those caterpillars are a local delicacy on the inedible Mopane trees but you really DO need to be an "oompa loompa" to actually like the taste.

Have a nice day: Ag

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