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Spider Hunters (9 of 22)
Svay Leur, Cambodia
By George Nickels
09 Aug 2012

A boy observes and learns the techniques needed to catch the Khmer Delicacy.

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Spider Hunters (12 of 22)
Svay Leur, Cambodia
By George Nickels
09 Aug 2012

Once visable the arachnid is quickly plucked from its hole and grabbed by its back just in front of its abdomen using 2 fingers with care taken to avoid a nasty bite from there rather large fangs.

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Spider Hunters (11 of 22)
Svay Leur, Cambodia
By George Nickels
09 Aug 2012

From a very young age children a taught the techniques needed to survive when food is in short supply.

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Spider Hunters (14 of 22)
Svay Leur, Cambodia
By George Nickels
09 Aug 2012

When caught the spiders are delicately put into small plastic bottles and kept there until they and ready to eat.

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Spider Hunters (3 of 22)
Svay Leur, Cambodia
By George Nickels
09 Aug 2012

The hunters look into the spiders lair and prepare for the capture.

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Spider Hunters (2 of 22)
Svay Leur, Cambodia
By George Nickels
09 Aug 2012

Wielding a axe a young hunter heads into the jungle in search of tarantula's.

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Spider Hunters (1 of 22)
Svay Leur, Cambodia
By George Nickels
09 Aug 2012

The children are calm while they dig for the eight-legged arachnids.

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Spider Hunters (7 of 22)
Svay Leur, Cambodia
By George Nickels
09 Aug 2012

A young hunter heads back to the jungle hut to give his catch to his mother to prepare for eating.

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Spider Hunters (20 of 22)
Svay Leur, Cambodia
By George Nickels
09 Aug 2012

The female tarantulas are prefered as generaly they are carrying eggs which adds to the flavour.

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Spider Hunters (5 of 22)
Svay Leur, Cambodia
By George Nickels
09 Aug 2012

The spiders are caught using a very primitive simple yet effective technique.

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Children in poverty, Cambodia (11 of 20)
Siem Reap, Cambodia
By hiroko tanaka
02 Aug 2008

A young child looks out of the poorly constructed house with woods in floating village in Tonle Sap lake, one of areas suffer severe poverty.

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Children in poverty, Cambodia (17 of 20)
Siem Reap, Cambodia
By hiroko tanaka
02 Aug 2008

Children in floating village at Tonle Sap lake, one of areas where suffer severe poverty.

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Children in poverty, Cambodia (12 of 20)
Siem Reap, Cambodia
By hiroko tanaka
01 Aug 2008

A family sit in the poorly constructed house with wood. Drought weather severely affected a family that make a living with agriculture.

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Children in poverty, Cambodia (14 of 20)
Siem Reap, Cambodia
By hiroko tanaka
01 Aug 2008

A child play in stream with a dirt water in agricultural area near Siem Reap that was affected severely by drought weather.

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Children in poverty, Cambodia (18 of 20)
Siem Reap, Cambodia
By hiroko tanaka
01 Aug 2008

Children of a family in agricultural area that was affected severely by drought near Siem Reap.

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Children in poverty, Cambodia (19 of 20)
Siem Reap, Cambodia
By hiroko tanaka
01 Aug 2008

A child and his grandmother of family in area that was affected severely by drought near Siem Reap.