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Watch | Stomach-churning video of a crab eating ingredients while being cooked is going viral

The viral video shows the crab putting the chilli flakes in its mouth as it gets roasted in the pan.

world Updated: Oct 18, 2017 18:16 IST
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Have you ever seen a crab eating the ingredients of a dish while being cooked in a hot pan?

The now viral video shared by China’s English news channel CGTN on October 12 shows the crustacean putting the chilli flakes in its mouth as it gets roasted in the pan.

“The video, filmed in Changsha City in central China’s Hunan Province on September 25, shows a live crab clawing the ingredients and munching them while the pan was heating,” the caption of the has been viewed by more than 250,000 people so far says.

Some people found the video disturbing, saying it was cruel to cook an animal alive.

“So cruel. If you wanna eat an animal,please kill it suddenly. Kindly stop this type of cruel and slow ways to kill a creature bcoz it increases the pain for a long time until it dies.? (sic)” a user commented on YouTube where the video has been shared.