Scorpions

Hemilychas alexandrinus - Small Inland Buthid

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Isometroides vescus - Specialised Spider Hunter

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Urodacus armatus - Semi-arid Burrower

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Urodacus novaehollandiae - Coastal Burrowing Species

Urodacus yaschenkoi - Desert Obligate Burrower

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Urodacus elongatus - Just Moulted - Gully Rock Dweller

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Urodacus planimanus - Rock Dweller

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"They were weird-looking things, with their flattened, oval bodies, their neat crooked legs, the enormous crab-like claws, bulbous and neatly jointed as armour, and the tail like a string of brown beads ending in a sting like a rose-thorn."

MY FAMILY AND OTHER ANIMALS © Gerald Durrell 1956

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Pictures by Mark A. Newton

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