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Iraqi soldiers eat frogs, rabbit at handover ceremony December 21, 2006

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Iraqi soldiers eat frogs, rabbit at handover ceremony | International News | Reuters.com

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NAJAF, Iraq (Reuters) – Iraqi soldiers bit the heads off frogs and ate the heart of a rabbit as signs of courage on Wednesday at a ceremony to transfer Najaf province, home to one of Shi’ite Islam’s holiest shrines, from U.S. to Iraqi control.

Politicians, tribal and religious leaders and soldiers watched displays of military prowess and one demonstration, hailed as a display of courage, in which five soldiers stopped before the grandstand to bite the heads off frogs.A sixth holding a live rabbit slit open its stomach and ate its heart before tossing the carcass to his comrades to chew on.

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1. Doof - January 12, 2007

Though shall not have pitty on thee who did not on the poor little creature !!! Seriously this is a real shame, and nothing to be proud of.


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