Live octopus latches onto blogger's face as she tries to eat it in viral video

A Chinese blogger attempted to eat a live octopus while live-streaming but almost instantly regretted her decision in a now-viral video, according to the Daily Mail

The woman, who goes by "seaside girl Little Seven" on the Chinese short-video platform Kuaishou, is seen trying to pull the stubborn cephalopod from her face at the beginning of the 50-second clip. The octopus hangs onto the left side of her face for dear life as she pries it tentacles off. 

The woman initially chuckles a little bit but soon realizes the severity of her situation as she slowly pulls one of the octopus'  tentacles from her lips.

"Look how hard it's sucking," she tells her viewers. 

She then wails louder as she pulls off the octopus' remaining tentacles from her nose and her left eye. The eight-legged creature finally relents but not before leaving a small cut on her face. 

"I'll eat it in the next video," she says determinedly until she notices the bleeding. 

"My face is disfigured," she then cries. 

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We've rounded up ten dangerous food challenges, from ridiculous dares that'll leave you feeling uncomfortable, to say the least, to deadly delicacies being served around the world.

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Chubby Bunny

Chubby Bunny might seem like a harmless activity, but it has led at least two deaths from suffocation. The participant who can stuff the most marshmallows in his or her mouth and still be able to say “chubby bunny” wins the game, but the marshmallows pose a choking hazard.

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Milk Gallon Challenge

This oldie food dare involves chugging a gallon of milk in under an hour, which is difficult for many people mainly due to the stomach's half-gallon capacity. Contestants find themselves suffering from symptoms like bloating, cramps and vomiting, according to U.S. News & World Report.

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Banana Sprite Challenge

Consume one liter of carbonated soda and two bananas, and what happens? The television show Tosh.0 attempted this absurd food challenge on a spinning fair ride in an episode called "Web Regurgitation: Hurl-a-Whirl", the title of which probably tells you everything you need to know.

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Cinnamon Challenge

In this challenge, a person attempts to swallow a spoonful of ground cinnamon in under a minute without drinking water. The challenge went viral over the last three years, and there are thousands of recorded attempts on the Internet. However, USA Today reports that cinnamon misuse has led to dozens of hospitalizations and can lead to long-term scarring of the airway.

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Drinking Games

There are a variety of drinking games that challenge participants to consume booze in creative ways. Take Edward Fortyhands, a silly homage to the Tim Burton film that duct-tapes forty-ounce beers to participants' hands, or the college crowd favorite Flip Cup that's become popular enough to inspire pay-to-play tournaments across the country. While drinking games can be fun, it's important to remember that excessive alcohol consumption can lead to alcohol poisoning—or a terrible hangover.

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Salt and ice challenge

This dangerous challenge has participants pour salt on their bodies and apply ice to the salt, and then endure the burning pain for as long as they can. Adding salt to ice lowers its freezing point to -17°F, which can produce frostbite-like injuries. Last year, one 12-year-old boy from Pittsburgh tried the salt-and-ice challenge and suffered serious second-degree cold injuries that required hospital treatment.

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Eating the hottest chilies

Thrill-seekers test their limits by eating the world’s spiciest peppers, but video footage clearly shows the debilitating effect of Trinidad Scorpion Moruga, ghost pepper and other kings of heat. With reactions ranging from vomiting and pain to lightheadedness and the temporary inability to speak, these vegetables bring the heat!

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Live Octopus

In Korea, octopus is served live in a traditional dish called sannakji, where it is prepared whole or cut up into little pieces. Even cut up, the wriggly arms writhe on the plate and grip with their suction cups. The danger lies not chewing the tentacles properly; otherwise, they may stick to the mouth and throat and cause choking.

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In its unripe form, Jamaica's national fruit ackee contains toxic levels of a poison called hypoglycin in certain fleshy parts and in its smooth, black seeds. If the fruit is improperly consumed, the poison can cause Jamaican Vomiting Sickness characterize by symptoms like acute vomiting, convulsions, coma and even death.

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Fugu (Pufferfish)

The poison in parts of the blowfish is 1,200 times more deadly than cyanide, and it only takes an amount the size of a pinhead to kill a person. It takes years of training for a chef to learn how to safely prepare this Japanese delicacy, which leads to several deaths and many more poisonings every year.

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The practice of eating live seafood — especially octopuses — is common, particularly in Asian countries like South Korea. Some Koreans believe that eating live octopuses can help build strength and stamina, National Geographic points out. 

But eating a live octopus also has its risks. If prepared improperly, the octopus can latch onto a person's throat with its tentacles and cause him or her to choke, Gizmodo notes. 

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