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Wow, I can see her splatting the frog! mmmmm.....*tasty* !!  [Image: puke.gif]

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Not feeling sexy? Chug some Peruvian frog juiceBlended drink is said to cure asthma, bronchitis — and low sex drive
[Image: 070504_frogJuice_hmed2p.hmedium.jpg]A frog juice vendor, Bertha de Jesus, right, puts a frog in the blender as she prepares a juice in Lima, Peru. Vendors assure frog juice is good for asthma, anemia, brain activity and, is also used as a powerful aphrodisiac.[Image: slideshow.gif] View related photos<SCRIPT>var hasRelatedPhotos = 'false';if (hasRelatedPhotos=='true'){var vRPL = document.getElementById("viewRelatedPhotosLink");if (vRPL!=undefined) vRPL.style.display = "";var vLRPG = document.getElementById("linkRelatedPhotos");var vLIRPG = document.getElementById("linkImgRelatedPhotos");if (vLRPG) {if(vLIRPG) vLIRPG.href=vLRPG.href;}}</SCRIPT>
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LIMA, Peru - Carmen Gonzalez plucks one of the 50 frogs from the aquarium at her bus stop restaurant, bangs it against tiles to kill it and then makes two incisions along its belly and peels off the skin as if husking corn.

She’s preparing frog juice, a beverage revered by some Andean cultures for having the power to cure asthma, bronchitis, sluggishness and a low sex drive. A drink of so-called “Peruvian Viagra” sells for about 90 cents.

Gonzalez adds three ladles of hot, white bean broth, two generous spoonfuls of honey, raw aloe vera plant and several tablespoons of maca — an Andean root also believed to boost stamina and sex drive — into a household blender.

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Then she drops the frog in.

Once strained, the result is a starchy, milkshake-like liquid that stings the throat.

At least 50 customers a day ask for steaming beer mugs of frog juice at Gonzalez’s countertop-only restaurant in eastern Lima, and many treat the concoction as their morning — and afternoon — cup of coffee.

Rebeca Borja, a 53-year-old housewife and mother of five, originally from Lima’s central highland city of Huancayo, where the beverage is common, said simply: “It gives you power.”


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[Image: sad021.gif] frogs? cute widdle fwogs?

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Hmmm...how does this START?

"I'm feeling a bit lethargic today and not at all sexy. Lemme whack this frog against a wall and blend it and see what happens....Mmmmm....much better! Even my asthma is gone. I'm going to tell my friends about this!"

BLECH!

Reminds me of the joke from third grade...
"What is red and green and goes 90 miles per hour?"
"A frog in a blender!"

[Image: puke.gif][Image: puke.gif][Image: puke.gif] Disgusting....
Spooky7272 Wrote:[Image: sad021.gif] frogs? cute widdle fwogs?

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Awww, don't your froggie and my praying mantis look like they should be buddies?? :)

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I wonder who might eat whom? Here we have a charming (not so) little prayer-bug capturing, killing and eating a sweet little hummer. *sigh* Such is life!

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Poor little hummer! They're not sweet though. They are territorial and will attack. I have a friend who used to get nailed every time she tried to go in through her front door. I wish I had a video of that, lol. This will have to do!