Aboriginal traditions

Aboriginal australians meet to eat one of his favorite foods, the giant tortoise

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Eating turtle remains one of the traditions of the aboriginal australians. For them the australian giant turtle is a delicacy.
Here in Australia where is common to see Aborigines fishing for turtles, one of their favorite foods, along with the manatee.
This animal can weigh up to 200 kilos; getting them out of the water can be difficult.
So when they manage to catch a prey of this size, it is a very good excuse for a great food that the whole family will attend.
A fire is prepared to which stones are added, to get them as hot as possible.
Then the turtle shell: without these stones would be impossible to cook so much meat.
When cooked, the turtle is cut up and distributed equally to everyone at the feast.

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