Authorities in Malaysia rescued 2,300 endangered lizards that were being kept in cages to be made into dinner.
The clouded monitor lizards were found in cages at a storage facility holding live and dead animals that were destined for cooking pots in Malaysia and abroad, said an official with the state wildlife department.
The lizards, which are about 5 feet long, will be released into the wild soon, the official said on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to make public statements.
Again. I think I'll stick to Chicken and Beef.