Do you know this little worm? This is one of the things the Lord protected Israel from with the prohibition against unclean animals. It makes perfect sense today though the people of Israel may not have understood completely all that they were being protected from at the time.
On June 8, 1967, Israel attacked the American naval vessel USS Liberty in international waters, and tried to sink it. Description from newsfortherevolution.wordpress.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images