Tarantulas Cambodia’s Disappearing Delicacy Due to Deforestation and Over-Harvesting

This Cambodian delicacy is in danger of disappearing, thanks to deforestation and over-harvesting of the spiders.

Tarantulas Cambodia’s Disappearing Delicacy Due to Deforestation and Over-Harvesting

  KAMPONG CHAM, Cambodia – Eating a fried tarantula has become a popular photo opportunity for tourists in Cambodia. However, this delicacy is in danger of disappearing, thanks to deforestation and over-harvesting of the spiders. The moment you arrive at the market square in Skuon, you see the tarantula vendors. Most are young girls, who […]