Posts Tagged 'Thailand'

Photos Of The Week – May 9, 2019

From NBC News –

Surprise wedding in Thailand, controversial finish at the Derby, seeing double at the Met Gala and more.

Go to the pics.

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Photos of The Week – 7/12/18

Flipboard’s album of the week of 7/12/2018.

Climb Inside Thailand’s Three-Headed Elephant [video]

Tool-wielding Monkeys Push Shellfish To Edge Of Extinction

According to NewScientist –

HUMANS aren’t the only primate to have pushed their prey towards extinction. Monkeys have also over-exploited animals for food. Long-tailed macaques forage for shellfish on islands off Thailand, then crack them open with stone tools. They target the largest rock oysters, bludgeoning them with stone hammers, and pry open the meatiest snail and crab shells with the flattened edges of their tools. These macaques are one of three primates that use stone tools, alongside chimpanzees in Africa and bearded capuchins in South America. “Stone tools open up an opportunity for foods they otherwise wouldn’t even be able to harvest,” says Lydia Luncz at the University of Oxford.

Continue reading HERE.

Fantastic Food Served On Thailand’s Floating Markets [video]

Thailand’s 13 Most Repulsive Dishes

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Who wouldn’t want to sample Baak Bpet?

Dining on plate of duck mouths is a full-on extreme sport that involves masticating dainty beaks until the structures are puréed enough to swallow without choking.

Or, how about Mok huak?  It is frog tadpoles with a generous dose of fermented fish sauce.

Read about all 13 dishes HERE.

 

How To Put Your Elephant Down For A Nap [video]



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