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Skewered sago grubs (Rhynchophorus ferrugineus, the larvae of Capricorn beetles), roast over a fire near Komor Village, Irian Jaya, Indonesia. When roasted on a spit, sago grubs are fatty and bacon-flavored, although the skins are rather chewy. (Man Eating Bugs page 69 Bottom)

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Skewered sago grubs (Rhynchophorus ferrugineus, the larvae of Capricorn beetles), roast over a fire near Komor Village, Irian Jaya, Indonesia. When roasted on a spit, sago grubs are fatty and bacon-flavored, although the skins are rather chewy. (Man Eating Bugs page 69 Bottom)