"Despite (or perhaps because of) its potential lethality, the flesh of the puffer fish is prized as a delicacy in Japan, where it is called fugu. Most of the poison in the puffer fish is found in the viscera (especially the reproductive organs). When these are removed, the fish can be eaten safely, giving diners no more than an agreeable prickling sensation of the tongue and a slight feeling of euphoria."Show Less
One question remains: why is it that Japanese diners who ingest too much tetrodotoxin open the door, get on the floor, everybody walk the dinosaur?
Superb cadence, great topic