Egyptian Scorpion

Egyptian Scorpion
This Parabuthus  scorpion is from Egypt and is found in wadis and semi-desert areas near the Nile Delta and Eastern desert. Scorpions are nocturnal and feed on many different animals including insects, spiders, mice, and, other scorpions. During the daytime they can be found in their resting areas which include abandoned rodent burrows, the underside of rocks, and virtually any place that will provide protection from the elements and predators.

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