The Most Unusual Animals Eaten Around the World

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Dog is perhaps the most controversial animal on this list. Our four-legged friends are commonly slaughtered for human consumption in many parts of Southern Asia, though the most highly-publicized event is the Lychee and Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China. Nearly 10,000 canines are eaten, though the process of boiling and barbecuing has come under major scrutiny due to the belief that added adrenaline from torture helps to flavor the meat.