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by yuet29

Before I came to Sabah, I thought larva is a kind of traditionanl food eaten by general sabahan. But actually it is not.

The larva is a kind of food only eaten by Kadazan- the largest tribe in Sabah. It is found in the trunk of an old palm tree and can be eaten alive. They believe that it is clean even eating it in raw and the way to eat is putting the larva in your mouth with the larva head heading down your throat.

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  • Written Jan 15, 2005
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