Oct 10, 2007

Bogong moths on your plate!

Want some moths on your plate? Go to Australia! Bogong moths, a traditional food of indigenous Australians is being taken to the dining table by a chef from Sydney, Australia. Watch the Reuters video report.

The Bogong moth (Agrotis infusa) is a temperate species of night-flying moth notable for appearing in large numbers around major public buildings in Canberra, the capital city of Australia, during spring (late September to November). The moth's name is reported as having come from their occurrence on granite mountains - known as "Bogongs" by local Indigenous Australians. Link


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