Chocolate Covered Ants

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Do people really eat chocolate-covered ants?

Some people say it’s because they’re less filling. Others say it’s because they taste great. But yeah, people eat ‘em, and not necessarily disguised with chocolate, either.

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ant eaters

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What’s the skinny on ant eaters?

Anteaters eat ants, termites and soft-bodied grubs. Using the long, sharp claws on their forelimbs, they open insect colonies and tree trunks. They then use the tongue to collect the eggs, larvae, and adult insects. The salivary glands secrete sticky saliva during feeding that coats the tongue. They only stay at one ant colony for a short period of time to avoid soldier ants, but giant anteaters can consume a few thousand insects in minutes. ...

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