Would you try a tarantula burger?

A Restaurant in North Carolina debuted a tarantula burger to celebrate their exotic meat month

- This is not a joke.

A hamburger intentionally topped with a tarantula is attracting customers to a restaurant in Durham, North Carolina.

Bull City Burger and Brewery in Durham is in the midst of its sixth-annual Exotic Meat Month promotion, and one of the menu items: Tarantula Burger.

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Ever think. "Man, I wish I could eat a tarantula burger right now?"

Many people say there's nothing quite like sinking your teeth into a delicious, juicy burger. Courageous customers who clean their plates get a tarantula challenge T-shirt - and bragging rights.

Other exotic meats featured during the promotion include alligator, camel, turtle, reindeer, goat, and bug-topped guacamole burgers. The burger can be cooked to the customer's preference, and Bull City Burger describes the tarantula as "lightly salted and oven-baked".

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However, the restaurant purchased only 18 zebra tarantulas so anyone wanting to chow down on one of the arachnids has to win a "tarantula raffle" first.

Out & About Editor Kathy Hanrahan agreed to participate in the challenge.

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