Eat the beetles? Rural people losing their taste for a crucial food source

  BOGOR, Indonesia—An abundant and sustainable source of protein and micronutrients crawls in the palms of villagers’ hands in East Cameroon. They may be difficult to chew, but Augosoma centaurus beetles (one of many species of Rhinoceros beetles) are a crucial component of the food security and livelihoods of local people. In very fragmented ecosystems,... Read more

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