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Takeru Kobayashi Eats 7.5 Pounds of Turkey in 10 Minutes (Video)

If you thought you ate too much at yesterday's Thanksgiving feast, ponder this.

Extreme eating champion Takeru Kobayashi ate 7.5 pounds of turkey at an eating competition. Kobayashi tore into the bird much like some natural predator would in the wild.

This is just a light snack for the world record holder. In past competitions Kobayashi has  eaten:

17.7 pounds of cow brains
20 pounds of rice balls
64 Taco Bell tacos
69 Nathan's hot dogs

Did the turkey have any chance?  Watch here:

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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times, covering the restaurant and bar scene in South Florida. She has been featured on Cooking Channel’s Eat Street and Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race. Doss won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature on what it’s like to wait tables. In a previous life, she appeared off-Broadway and shook many a cocktail as a bartender at venues in South Florida and New York City. When she’s not writing, you can find Doss running some marathon then celebrating at the nearest watering hole.
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