Getting close!

This Scorpion came very close when I was trying to take a picture (lying flat on the ground). The good thing is that he is of the harmless kind. This species (Opistophthalmus glabrifrons of the family Scorpionidae) is large and has very impressive pedipalps, but only very weak venom in his tail sting.

Ross, one of my colleagues on the course picked him up and held him in place for a portrait shot 🙂

 

6 Replies to “Getting close!”

  1. A double set of pinchers and a stinger on his tail, I say OUCH!!! even if he is harmless. Have a great one!

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