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 Post subject: Little Shop of Horrors
Unread postPosted: Mon Jan 20, 2014 7:56 am 
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DinkyBird recently reminded me of this small phobia (well I wouldn't call it small) I have for this "demon from hell" which will make the mightiest of warriors pants tremble with fear. For fear of awakening the beast I shall not name it .. but over the years I have come across some other little "horrors" in Kruger (which I am sure is not just limited to Kruger) :)

Like there 3 little horrors :) Anyone else walked into this Little Shop of Horrors with some of these or other specimens :)

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 Post subject: Re: Little Shop of Horrors
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E :big_eyes: :big_eyes: Scary :doh:

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 Post subject: Re: Little Shop of Horrors
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Now I know which critters to invite along on my Feb trip to KNP :twisted:

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 Post subject: Re: Little Shop of Horrors
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 Post subject: Re: Little Shop of Horrors
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DinkyBird wrote:
Now I know which critters to invite along on my Feb trip to KNP :twisted:


Don't joke ... it was at Letaba where I did my 2nd act of swan lake when on our way to the communal bathrooms my fiancé yelled "scorpion" ... was not funny when I finally stopped the play, go tmy heart down to 180 bpm and then to see here crawling with laughter

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 Post subject: Re: Little Shop of Horrors
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W@H - anything to see you do a swan lake :twisted:

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 Post subject: Re: Little Shop of Horrors
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@ your own risk DB :) I have a big mag light torch hey :) :twisted:

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I am totally fascinated by Scorpions....mind you I was born in November.

Took a UV torch to Kruger this past December and saw this at Lower Sabie.

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 Post subject: Re: Little Shop of Horrors
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Wow, yoda! I have heard to use UV lights to see scorpions, thanks for illustrating what difference they make ... off to buy one for our upcoming trip, and to use specially in Letaba :twisted:

(and other camps :D )

(Also a Scorpio)

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 Post subject: Re: Little Shop of Horrors
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DB,
I searched extensively at Skukuza and Satara too, but only saw them at Lower Sabie.
But there were plenty there. 3 or 4 in every tree around our bungalow

I hear that Scorpions are plentyful at Letaba.


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 Post subject: Re: Little Shop of Horrors
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some scary looking critters but the uv torch scorpion is really beautiful :thumbs_up:

some of our“ horrors“

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Satara
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 Post subject: Re: Little Shop of Horrors
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I really hate starting this topic :evil: :wall: :slap:

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 Post subject: Re: Little Shop of Horrors
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I think this topic must be sent to the spin bin please :shock:

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 Post subject: Re: Little Shop of Horrors
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JeanniR wrote:
I think this topic must be sent to the spin bin please :shock:


No no, I think it is a great topic.
Maybe the Mods should move it to the Goggas forum?


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 Post subject: Re: Little Shop of Horrors
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I also think it's a great topic. Thanks W@H :thumbs_up: (perhaps you might also include a video of you Swan Lake performance? :wink: )

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