Thursday, 16 April 2015 09:15

Learning about tarantulas at the Swift Current Library, April 9, 2015

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Moose Jaw resident Scott Manly brought his collection of tarantulas to the Terrific Tarantula event at the Swift Current Library on April 9. The event was attended by about 130 people, who had an opportunity to see the spiders up close. Manly dispelled a few myths about tarantulas during his presentation and noted that they are actually quite delicate. He mentioned that there is no documented case of anyone ever dying from a tarantula bite and he has never been bitten during eight years of keeping these spiders.

 

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Matthew Liebenberg

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