An encounter with a spider

Stephan Dueck, seven years old, holds a Chilean rose hair spider during Summerland Celebrates Science.

Stephan Dueck

Stephan Dueck, seven years old, holds a Chilean rose hair spider during the fourth annual Summerland Celebrates Science evening at Summerland Secondary School last week.

 

 

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