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Branch of a Mopane tree, with a mopane worm (Imbrasia belina) on it. Immediately below the caterpillar, a pair of distinctive, butterfly-shaped leaves have survived. | JackyR, Wikimedia Commons
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7 Insects You'll Be Eating in the Future

A growing number of experts claim that people will soon have no choice but to consume insects.

October 3, 2013
8:30 AM EDT
A plate of roasted grasshoppers, or chapulines, is a regional delicacy in southern Mexico. | Chad Zuber | Shutterstock.com
A man holds witchetty grubs. | Tobias Titz/Getty Images
Close up of a termite soldier. | Rundstedt B. Rovillos/Getty Images
The larval grub of a Palm tree weevil (Rhynchophorus ferrugineus) sold in Heho Market is considered a delicacy in much of Southeast Asia. | Rick Rudnicki/Getty Images
Close up of green stink bug. | Joseph Balynas
Mealworm pies are served in the canteen of the Ministry of agriculture, nature and food quality in the Hague. | ED OUDENAARDEN/AFP/Getty Images

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