Tarantulas: Cambodia’s disappearing delicacy
by KhmerLife on Apr 04, 2019
Tarantulas have long been a favoured snack for Cambodians, but the arachnids are increasingly hard to find. Overhunting and loss of habitat are straining the spider population. We follow Joy Lang, a tarantula hunter, deep into the Cambodian forests in search of the spiders. And in the town of Skun, we meet Choeun Sovan, who sells fried tarantulas to locals and tourists.