Inside Cambodia’s tarantula snack trade

They’re a popular treat, if not a little hairy, but is the trade in one of Cambodia’s favourite snack foods on its last legs?

Soy Lun takes off her hat and puts a hand in her pocket.

She pulls out not a wallet or a phone, but a tarantula as big as her palm.

“This one crawled up my leg when I was selling them so I kept it,” she laughs.

In full: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-07-27/tarantula-trade-in-cambodia-faces-uncertain-future/11248328

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