earth eating

earth eating

Eating of clay or dirt, sometimes by children as a form of pica.
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Yang Liwei was spending some of his time above the Earth eating from a choice of 20 Chinese dishes - including nuggets of spicy shredded pork, diced chicken and fried rice cooked with nuts.
We think some of the star guests will create quite a stir with their down-to earth eating habits.