4. Bush Rats
Nigerians eat bush rat but do not eat the ones in their homes. Maybe because the ones that run around the houses are not big enough because as far as I am concerned, they are the same. When I said bush rats, I was not referring to those ones with brown furs. I am talking about those big rats ones with black furs and even come as far as gutters around houses in some areas. You can come across them, morning, afternoon and night in gutters around some markets in Lagos.
Their sight alone is disgusting, they crawl in gutters and some people still have the guts to kill, cook and eat them. Eeeewwwwwww!
To be honest, I have eaten this once and it tasted good but I did not know I was eating alligator meat until someone told me. I just thought it would be rabbit meat or something like that. After I found out, I almost vomited my intestine out.
I couldn’t come to terms with the fact I ate that ugly, crawling, green creature. I couldn’t keep the colour of Hulk’s skin off my head.
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