In Japan, Ikizukuri involves serving live seafood as sashimi

A Copenhagen-based restaurant chain offers a salad teeming with live ants as a unique dish.

Its inedible innards are removed before serving as fresh sashimi on an iced platter.

Eating live snakes' beating hearts and blood has been reported among locals and tourists in parts of Vietnam, notably Le Mat village in Hanoi.

In Korea, Sannakji is the presentation of live octopus, often served in small pieces or whole, with its arms still moving.

Oysters are the most common animal eaten alive, as it is generally their state when served raw