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Chinese Astronaut Eats Anti-Terror Dog

CHINESE astronaut Yang Liwei is plugging his new book The Nine Levels between Heaven and Earth by revealing how he chowed down on dog while in space. The 44-year-old military veteran of the Shenzhou Five mission, writes:

“Many of my friends are curious about what we eat [in space] and think that the astronauts must have some expensive delicacies, like shark’s fin or abalone. Actually we ate quite normal food, there is no need to keep it a secret.”

Sharks in Space sounds good but Abalone In Space is the kind of cinematic hit we’ve been waiting for. Anyhow, the normal food is dog meat, specifically Huajiang dog.

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Posted: 15th, May 2010 | In: Strange But True | Comments (3)