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A collection of zaza-mushi in the hands of Kazumi Nakamura, a retired fisherman who belongs to an elite group of licensed zaza-mushi hunters. The worms, named for zaza, the sound of rushing water, and mushi, insect, are found under the rocks of the cold Tenru River, and are at the peak of their flavor when harvested in December and January, Ina City, Japan. (Man Eating Bugs page 32 Top)

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A collection of zaza-mushi in the hands of Kazumi Nakamura, a retired fisherman who belongs to an elite group of licensed zaza-mushi hunters. The worms, named for zaza, the sound of rushing water, and mushi, insect, are found under the rocks of the cold Tenru River, and are at the peak of their flavor when harvested in December and January, Ina City, Japan. (Man Eating Bugs page 32 Top)