Tarantula Snack – level 2

29-08-2019 15:00

Tarantulas are a popular delicacy in Cambodia. They are so in demand that people have problems finding them, and there are less and less of them in the wild.

Since they are so popular, their price is also up. The spiders are rich in protein and vitamins.

Difficult words: tarantula (a large hairy spider), delicacy (a speciality – something special to eat), demand (what people want to buy).

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