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People in North Korea Eat Dog Meat to Beat the Heat

World | Associated Press | July 27, 2018, 1:16 pm
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 In the sizzling heat, restaurants are serving up bowl after bowl of the season's biggest culinary attraction: spicy dog meat soup in North Korea. (Image: AP)

In the sizzling heat, restaurants are serving up bowl after bowl of the season's biggest culinary attraction: spicy dog meat soup in North Korea. (Image: AP)

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 Euphemistically known as

Euphemistically known as "dangogi," or sweet meat, dog has long been believed to be a stamina food in North and South Korea. (Image: AP

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 Traditionally eaten during the hottest time of the year, giving a sad twist to the old saying

Traditionally eaten during the hottest time of the year, giving a sad twist to the old saying "dog days of summer." (Image: AP)

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 People have their lunch at Pyongyang House of Sweet Meat, a restaurant specialized in dishes made of dog meat, in Pyongyang, North Korea. (Image: AP)

People have their lunch at Pyongyang House of Sweet Meat, a restaurant specialized in dishes made of dog meat, in Pyongyang, North Korea. (Image: AP)

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 A waitress serves a dish made of dog meat at Pyongyang House of Sweet Meat, a dog specialty restaurant in Pyongyang, North Korea. (Image: AP)

A waitress serves a dish made of dog meat at Pyongyang House of Sweet Meat, a dog specialty restaurant in Pyongyang, North Korea. (Image: AP)

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 A cashier counts money at at Pyongyang House of Sweet Meat, a restaurant specialized in dishes made of dog meat, in Pyongyang, North Korea. (Image: AP)

A cashier counts money at at Pyongyang House of Sweet Meat, a restaurant specialized in dishes made of dog meat, in Pyongyang, North Korea. (Image: AP)

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