Cooked, salted or dried, field mice strung on sticks are sold as a popular delicacy in Malawi markets and roadside stalls.
The mice are hunted in corn fields after the harvest when they have grown plump on a diet of grains, fruits, grass and the odd insect.
The most widely eaten species is known locally as Kapuku, gray in color and with a shorter tail than the more common rat.
Now, Larry Madowo has had a taste of this local delicacy and lived to tell about it.
He asks, “Should I eat the head as well?” cutting off a chunk of the rat on a stick.
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Here are reaction by Kenyans.
kalekyemumo: Wooowiii ndigehoootaaa ♀️♀️♀️♀️
kwambox: Laaaaarrrrrr_(buff break)__________yyyyyyyyy!!!!🤣🤣🤣🤣Legit …NO
shaqtheyungin: Damn bruh Id actually eat some
gmoneyizme: Disgusting. No. No. No.
ceeceewambui: Lol most people have done it unknowingly .
rosesidney_ke: Woooi! Larrryyyyy
robertwanjiku: That’s courageous from a Kenyan
allan_ctd: Sad state of affairs when our people are reduced to selling rats
special8797: Hapana. NO. Kenyans do not eat rodents.
hodgeman_neeson: Are this things eaten too at the coast. Kwanza tule huiba pesa ni tutamu sana🤣🤣
talat_stella: Praying for the person who has to kiss you after that….🤔 Maybe jik will work…
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Check out the Instagram video of Larry enjoying the roasted rats.
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I ate a mouse for the first time and it was, well, amazing! Mice (not rats!) are a delicacy among the Chewa of central Malawi. I will eat anything and I had to try these. They’re eaten whole with the skin and everything. Tastes just like chicken #wanderlust #goeverywhere #eateverything