Wood spider, a specialty food in the forests of south-central Vietnam

Wood spider, a specialty food in the forests of south-central Vietnam

During the rainy season people go into the forests of Binh Thuan Province in Vietnam's south-central coast to turn these black spiders with yellow stripes into a delicious dish. (Oct 14, 2018 15:09:29)

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