Scorpions are predatory arthropod animals of the order Scorpiones within the class Arachnida. They have eight legs and are easily recognized by the pair of grasping claws and the narrow, segmented tail, often carried in a characteristic forward curve over the back, ending with a venomous sting. Scorpions range in size from 9 mm to 21 cm. Scorpions are found all over the world, except Antarctica. Scorpions number about 1752 described species.
Though the scorpion has a fearsome reputation as venomous, only about 25 species have venom capable of killing a human being. This picture was shot at Koffylaagte Game Lodge.
Another Angle of the same scorpion
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