Edible bugs are an excellent nutritional food supply in any wilderness survival situation. Insects occur almost everywhere and are often easy to catch. Look for them in rotten logs, under the bark of dead trees, and in any moist shady spots.
Most insects are edible raw, boiled or roasted. However, cooking or roasting them is safer than eating them raw. I think it’s also easier to eat any insect if you cook it. Even most insects are edible, I recommend you to learn which insects in your hiking area that are edible. Examples of useful insects are worms, grasshoppers, crickets, and ants.
Man Eating Bugs
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