Touchy-Feely, Liberal Pukes Want You To Start Drinking THIS Milk

Written by Outdoor Beasts Staff on August 8, 2016

 

Only a touchy-feely hippie lib would come up with this idea!

Seriously!

Who thinks of this crap?!

Disgusting doesn’t even begin to cover it!

Touchy-Feely, Liberal Pukes Want You To Start Drinking THIS Milk

Pour out that almond milk — the new hip thing is cockroach milk.

Well, kind of.

The female Pacific beetle cockroach is one of a kind. Unlike other insect species, this Hawaiian native gives birth to live young. And she feeds them a pale, yellow liquid “milk” from her brood sack.

The nutrient-rich milk crystals of the Pacific beetle cockroach are prettier than they sound.

Courtesy of Nathan Coussens

But the craziest thing: Cut open an embryonic beetle roach, and their guts will spill out nutrient-rich milk crystals that shimmer like glitter.

“I discovered that these little embryos at a certain development were able to drink,” recalls Barbara Stay, a professor emerita at the University of Iowa who was among the first to study the insect’s crystalline milk. “What they were drinking was a liquid substance,” she explains — but further along in the embryos’ development, the liquid from their mother concentrated inside their guts to form tiny crystals.

Touchy-Feely, Liberal Pukes Want You To Start Drinking THIS Milk

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