About Fruit Bats… On My Plate

I really wish I can tell you that this:

… is not the same as this:

But it is. It really is.

Turns out, bat meat has the same consistency as beef. There is no funny smell either, as we normally think bats are stinky. The meat is perfectly okay (even though it looks an awful lot like poo in my dreadful Blackberry photo) and if you don’t know it is bat on your plate, I don’t think you’d be able to tell your food is distinctly related to Batman. πŸ˜†

Photo (of fruit bat) taken from here.

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30 thoughts on “About Fruit Bats… On My Plate

    • dito sa bataan. nakuha lang yan sa bundok. tikim lang din ang kaya ko pero kung ulam na ang usapan eh baka tagilid din ako doon, jeanny. πŸ˜†

    • it’s like exotic food. first time to try it. i just had a little taste. i’m not brave enough to eat a whole chunk, particularly when i can see the bat head. πŸ˜†

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