Dining With Death

Fugu, toads, venomous snakes, deadly scorpions, spiders ... for centuries, people have eaten these poisonous creatures as a way to survive. Now, they've become foreign delicacies, and tourists seeking new adventures and thrills are turning to this extreme form of eating. "Dining With Death'' uncovers the powers behind these poisons, and why man has continued to eat them despite the risk of sudden death. Locals in such countries as Japan, Taiwan, Cambodia, Indonesia and Laos share how they prepare these foods, and chefs, researchers and doctors describe their benefits and what could happen if something went terribly wrong. (Source: The Travel Channel)

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