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Scientific Name: Opisthophthalmus
Common Name: Borrowing Scorpion or Yellow Scorpion
Description: Yellowish to Brownish with big pinchers and a thin tail. Sting very painful but not deadly.
Habitat: Most of Southern Africa, under stones, wood or in complex spiral holes borrowed by the scorpion.
This two were found in Namib Desert (left) and Waterberg (right) in Namibia
Difference in Sex:
Size: 50 mm to 130 mm
Enemies: Baboons, Mongooses, etc.
Interesting facts:
Credits: Christian Fourie (photograph + info)
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