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President of Costa Rica eats live fly that flew into his mouth on live television

By Mason White 3:17 PM July 2, 2017
Wasp near mouth of Costa Rica's president
Wasp near mouth of Costa Rica’s president
By: Tanya Clark

(Scroll down for video) The president of Costa Rica, seemed to enjoy the moment he chewed and swallowed a fly that flew into his mouth, according to a video that was uploaded to the Internet.

President Luis Guillermo Solis was answering questions from reporters after officially opening a new factory in the country.

While talking to reporters in Puntarenas, the cameras caught the moment a wasp flew into Solis’ mouth.

At first, the fly hovered near the president’s face, but then it flew into his mouth. Solis paused for a moment, and began to chew on the fly.

He then swallowed it and laughed. A reported offered the president a bottle of water, which he drank, and then kept on talking about the new factory.

Solis later laughed and said that people are going to send the video of him eating fly to CNN. He also declared that the fly was pure protein.