Tarantula is the name given to a type of spider with very large sizes that are generally hairy.
This spider belongs to the Theraphosidae family.
At least about 800 species have been identified.
This animal is also known for its dangerous stings ranging from swelling to death.
But reported by Indozone.id, for some Cambodian people who use tarantulas as food.
Not only that, tarantulas can also be used as traditional medicine for generations.
These spiders are found quite easily in the countryside with up to 140 individuals that can be caught per day by hunters.
The cooking process is also simple.
Tarantula is sprinkled with salt, sugar and other spices after that put it in hot oil.
In just a few minutes, the fried tarantula is ready to eat.
They have no blood, and people claim to be like frying shrimp or lobster.
The taste of tarantula is also recognized as similar to crab meat.
Unfortunately, this excessive hunting has made tarantulas diminish in existence.