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Indian Black Scorpion (Heterometrus Sp) A Large, aggressive scorpion with robust build. May be the biggest scorpion. These scorpions are mainly seen during excavation work as they prefer to stay in underground burrows during day. preys on insects and spiders. Even though usually not fatal, does have a very potent sting. Prefer to catch prey with their very strong claws and once they get a good hold, the prey has a very slim chance of escape before the mandibles begins to do their work. They florescence a bright turquoise under U V light. Size about 18 cm including the tail. Geotagged,Heterometrus,India,Scorpion,Winter Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Indian Black Scorpion (Heterometrus Sp)

A Large, aggressive scorpion with robust build. May be the biggest scorpion. These scorpions are mainly seen during excavation work as they prefer to stay in underground burrows during day. preys on insects and spiders. Even though usually not fatal, does have a very potent sting. Prefer to catch prey with their very strong claws and once they get a good hold, the prey has a very slim chance of escape before the mandibles begins to do their work. They florescence a bright turquoise under U V light. Size about 18 cm including the tail.

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  1. Welcome to JungleDragon, Sunny! And what a way to enter, incredible species and captured very well. As a warm welcome, promoted to the homepage. Posted one year ago
    1. Thank you fchristant. My best wishes to this wonderful site.. Posted one year ago
      1. Glad you like it! And please do call me Ferdy :) Posted one year ago
        1. Hi Ferdy...! Posted one year ago
  2. Welcome Sunny! This shot is epic! Posted one year ago
    1. Thank you Christine.. Posted one year ago
  3. Great shot Sunny. Good to see you here! Posted one year ago
    1. Thank you Mark Posted one year ago

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Uploaded May 10, 2018. Captured Mar 2, 2018 11:26 in Kuttikad Rd, Kuttikkad, Kerala 680724, India.
  • NIKON D3200
  • f/1.0
  • 1/200s
  • ISO200