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But such guests are not despised everywhere. In fact, in some places around the world, rats are considered a delicious delicacy. On 7 March every year, in a remote village in the hills of north-east India, the Adi tribe celebrates Unying-Aran, an unusual festival with rats as the culinary centrepiece.
Rodents of all kind are welcomed in this community, from the household rats often seen around the house to the wild species that dwell in the forest. The rat's tail and feet are particularly appreciated for their taste, says Victor Benno Meyer-Rochow, at Oulu University, Finland, who interviewed several members of the Adi tribe for a recent study into rats as a food resource. Rodent meat is the most delicious and best meat they can imagine The answers he got revealed a different view of the pesky pests.
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In the first morning of the Unying-Aran festival, called Aman Ro, children receive two dead rats as presents, much like the toys you got as a kid on Christmas morning. Little is known about when or how the Adi people developed their taste for rats, but Meyer-Rochow is certain it is a long-held tradition, and not formed due to a lack of other choices of game.
Plenty of animals such as deer, goat and buffalo still roam the forests surrounding the village. These tribes simply prefer the taste of rodents.
Even Meyer-Rochow, despite being vegetarian, ended up trying the famous meat, which he found similar to other meats he had eaten, except for the smell. View image of Credit: In addition, between 7 a.
Yes, this is an important issue, and we are taking it seriously. Revere is one of the few communities that continues to routinely provide free curbside pickup, but our lenient restrictions on the use of trash receptacles has abetted a casual regard for trash collection practices and property upkeep.
While we will give residents time to adapt to the new trash collection procedures and requirements, our Department of Inspectional Services will intensify enforcement of trash disposal regulations.
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Those who disregard this effort will be subject to fines. Fines will be issued for trash bags left on the ground.
The new barrels are equipped with a secure lid, and failure to use the lid, or piling trash above the rim of the barrel, will also subject a resident to fines. Advertisement The rest of this column will be devoted to achievements far more dubious.
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Berger, D-Waterbury, whose individual act of questionable behavior stuffed-rat-flinging could easily get lost in the larger historical panorama dragging the entire state into a serpent-filled chasm of ineptitude by not passing a budget. In retaliation, Berger hurled a stuffed, toy rat at her the next time she stepped into the chamber. It landed at her feet. Berger has issued an apology, for the rat-flinging not for the "Veep" watching. In fairness, "Veep" is about a shallow, self-seeking, unscrupulous and ineffective politician, so it's possible Berger thought he was watching a CT-N feed of the Senate upstairs.
Stuart, since then, has been bitten by ants infesting the Capitol press room and dive-bombed by a bird who somehow got inside the room. Christopher Stracuzza, a traveler on his way home to Georgia, was passing through security at Logan Airport in Boston this week with a pound live lobster let's call him Lloyd packed by Atlantic Seafood Market of Old Saybrook.
Where does this end? There were lively social media debates about Lloyd.