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Attract them using insects, blood or vomit. Catch them on a hook fashioned from a sharpened twig. Save the guts as new bait. Beware fish that don’t look like fish.
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A “delicious” coffee replacement. Wash soil off roots; roast until they are dark brown; boil for about 15 mins. They contain eight times the vitamin C of lettuce.
You won’t die, but your kidneys will suffer. In 1994, Mauro Prosperi got lost in the desert on the Marathon des Sables and survived after eight days of self-hydration.
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Avoid anything that has scales, is hairy or very colorful and the critters that smell, bite or sting. Catch them in the daytime as they crawl about. Swallow them raw or fry them.
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The soft bit under the bark of many trees—types of pine, maple and spruce, for example—can be boiled until soft, then consumed. Contains sugar, starch and trace minerals.
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All snakes are edible and taste like chicken. Trap one by the head with a two-pronged stick. Then cut its head off. Remove the skin, season and then roast over a fire. Easy.