At least he gets to drink it out of a cup…

October 19, 2006

This U.S. Marine is enjoying a Bloody Mary, minus the vodka, lemon juice, Worcester and Tabasco sauces, and celery stalk. In other words, he’s drinking – well, you do the math.

This is the latest in our series of postings on times when you probably would rather starve than eat.  For more details, check out cricket cuisine, worms on the menu, the animal head restaurant and my favorite, frogs in a blender.  cobra3001.jpg 

U.S. Marine staff sergeant Rex Borsil drinks cobra blood during a jungle survival drill in Fort Magsaysay, Nueva Ecija province, north of Manila October 19, 2006.  REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

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I coulda had an O neg.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Don’t ask what he’s washing down.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

Tastes like chicken!

Posted by rob | Report as abusive