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

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.

Published On 10/03/2013
8:30 AM EDT
A plate of roasted grasshoppers, or chapulines, is a regional delicacy in southern Mexico. | Chad Zuber |
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