GOT CRICKETS? - Theme park hands out creepy crawly goodies

Feb 18, 2010, 13:08 PM by User Not Found

A Surrey theme park is offering free dried insects as pick 'n' mix snacks to its visitors as a trial.

Chessington World of Adventures will be handing out chocolate ant wafer biscuits, cheese and bacon flavoured crickets and chocolate covered larvae in traditional pink and white paper bags.

The creepy crawly goodies - which contain real dried insects - will be dished out free of charge on Friday, reports the Daily Telegraph.

If the feedback proves positive, the edible insects will go on sale in the new Wild Asia area of the park which is due to open in March.

General Manager David Smith, said: "I have tried the sample snacks and I think if you can exercise mind over matter you will find that they are actually quite tasty.

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