The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is bugged at an Illinois Six Flags amusement park that is offering "unlimited line-jumping privileges" to anyone who eats an live Madagascar hissing cockroach, which can grow up to three inches long:
A spokeswoman for the animal rights organization says the contest at the amusement park's FrightFest is "gratuitously cruel."…
Amusement park officials are defending their menu choice. Great America spokesman Jim Taylor says the bugs are nutritious, high in protein and fat free.
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