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Posted: Thu Dec 13, 2007 at 07:47:36 pm CST
Reply Subj: There's no way I'd eat an endangered species. That's just wrong IMO! NT
Posted: Thu Dec 13, 2007 at 06:58:40 pm CST
> > I have to admit that, for me, there isn't a single animal that I
> > would refuse to eat, except humans, unless it was life or death. I
> > don't much care about endangered whatever, I'd eat it at least once
> > to see if it tasted good. I love sushi and escargot (y'know,
> > snails). I've eaten earthworms and bugs. Frog legs are to die for.
> > Turtle soup (w/ real turtle) is good. Raw oysters on the halfshell
> > are to kill for. Buffalo, yak, kangaroo, ostrich, alligator,
> > rattlesnake--I've had it. I even plan on trying fugu (pufferfish)
> > once before I die (or maybe while I die ).
> > When it comes to dog or cat, I would have to be fairly desperate to
> > choose it, but if I just happened to be served some, I wouldn't
> > refuse it.
> > But well... I don't eat pork, but that's only because it disagrees
> > with my stomach.
> > There was once a restaurant here in New Orleans that served
> > elephant, tiger, and hippopotamus steaks, and I've always been
> > rather bummed that they stopped serving these when I was a small
> > child.
> > BTW, here's a picture of the menu from that restaurant:
> > http://cgi.ebay.com/T-Pittaris-Menu-New-Orleans-Bear-Tiger-Elephant-Hippo_W0QQitemZ230191213741QQihZ013QQcategoryZ1437QQcmdZViewItem
> > Bon Appétit!
I just don't get the morality of it. We eat to live. It's a natural thing. It doesn't matter what we eat, as long as it's healthy and not other people (and even with people, it's more of an issue with killing and health).
If they're endangered, it just means they're evolutionary failures, anyway.
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