You may have seen videos of freshly cut frog legs sprinkled with salt dancing around the internet. Maybe you also so the Japanese restaurant footage of the squid that has soy sauce poured on it and appears to “dance” to the Michael Jackson song “Thriller”. Well, just to clarify, these are not alive. With no functioning brain, there is no pain.
Here is a more detailed description of how this happens from the Discovery News YouTube channel…and if you haven’t seen either of the videos, you can see clips of the footage here, too: