Madex Davies faces his fears by handling Sammy the tarantula Saturday, Jan. 26, at the South Shuswap Library. Shuswap residents had an opportunity to meet with Sammy and other critters, including snakes, lizards and a tortoise, during a presentation at the library by the Okanagan World of Reptiles, one of the Unplug and Play activities running this week. (Kayleigh Seibel/Salmon Arm Observer)

Snapshot: Friendly crawlie

Madex Davies faces his fears by handling Sammy the tarantula Saturday, Jan. 26, at the South Shuswap Library. Shuswap residents had an opportunity to meet with Sammy and other critters, including snakes, lizards and a tortoise, during a presentation at the library by the Okanagan World of Reptiles, one of the Unplug and Play activities running this week. (Kayleigh Seibel/Salmon Arm Observer)

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