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Wild critters at Wildlife Fest
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Anna Behringer and Brooklyn Behringer have some sandbox time at the Wildlife Festival. - photo by Darrell Everidge

 There were critters and creepy crawlys aplenty at the sixth annual Big Haynes Creek Wildlife Festival at the Georgia International Horse Park on Saturday. Families and children learned about animals ranging from birds of prey to reptiles to reptiles, saw some amazing dog athletes, living history scenes and more.

The festival lasts until Sunday. Admission to the festival is $5 per person, with children ages 4 and under free. For detailed event information or directions to the Georgia International Horse Park, located just off Interstate 20, call the Conyers Welcome Center at (770) 602-2606 or 1-800-CONYERS. Visit the Big Haynes Creek Wildlife Festival web page at