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Snacking on giant spiders

Duration: 03:04

Orlando and his friends go into the Venezualan jungle in search of a snack - the venomous goliath birdeater, the world's largest spider which is the size of a dinner plate. The Piaroa children learn at an early age how to find food under the jungle canopy and don’t mind the odd sting.

Available since: Fri 28 Jan 2011


Series Producer
Dale Templar
John Hurt
Tom Hugh-Jones

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Human Planet Jungles - People of the Trees

4/8 A look at humans who live in the depths of the rainforest, a perilous environment.

First broadcast: 03 Feb 2011

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