AUSTELL, Ga., Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Several Six Flags Over Georgia amusement park visitors participated in a cockroach eating contest to win 2012 season passes to the park.
Participants were offered live Madagascar hissing cockroaches with a choice of flavors such as Mexican and barbecue, WGCL-TV, Atlanta reported.
Anyone who ate a cockroach within two minutes Saturday evening won a 2012 season pass to the park, CBS Atlanta reported.
The event was part of the park's Halloween-inspired Fright Fest that runs through October.
|Additional Odd News Stories|
WHITBY, England, June 19 (UPI) --A member of a town council in northern England says he has fathered a child with an alien who visits him four times a year.
REYKJAVIK, Iceland, June 19 (UPI) --Iceland's new prime minister this week cited the country's mackerel fishing dispute with the European Union as a prime example of the value of sovereignty.