Ant sauce, appetizer or spoiler? (6 pics)
Farmer Carlos Bayona tosses a big pot of "Culonas" ants while cooking them in Socorro May 20, 2009. Every year during the April-June season thousands of Colombian farmers and inhabitants of Santander province collect ants (Atta Laevigata) as part of a traditional ritual in the region. The ants, named ulonas for their big size, are cooked and sold as exotic, specialized food.