Quick Answer: Do Filipinos eat worms?

Tamilok is a popular Filipino delicacy also known as ‘woodworm’ because it is found in decaying, rotten logs or thick tree trunks submerged underwater in swamps-like mangroves. The wood is then cracked open in order to extract the slimy creatures from inside.

What animal do Filipinos eat?


Filipinos eat dog, frogs, civet cats, monitor lizards, snakes, fruit bats, locusts, ant eggs and mole crickets. Many Filipino men drink gin and beer accompanied by balut, a duck egg with an embryo inside.

Do the Philippines eat bats?

Bats are eaten by people in parts of some Asian, African, Pacific Rim countries and cultures, including Vietnam, Seychelles, the Philippines, Indonesia, Palau, Thailand, China, and Guam. Half the megabat (fruit bat) species are hunted for food but only eight percent of the insectivorous bat species.

Do Filipinos eat chicken bones?

Eating Habits in the Philippines

Chicken often has bones in it. Fish often come with the heads attached. In much of the Philippines breakfast, lunch and dinner are same: Filipino-style rice with some pieces of meat and vegetables in it.

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