Scorpions

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Karin Mitton
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Hadogenes gunningi - found at Kloofendal NR a couple of weeks ago.

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:D Nice photo Karin :clap: :clap: :clap: of the handsome looking chap :lol:
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This guy was sitting on the way to the ablution at Lower Sabie, November 30.

About 10 cm in total.

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Great pic. :thumbs_up:
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:? Nice find and a good pic :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Opistophthalmus glabrifrons. Male and female. Magaliesburg north of Pta.

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Those are big scorpions wow.
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Saw quite a few of these guys while walking at Kloofendal NR recently.

Opistophthalmus pugnax - Highveld Burrowing Scorpion.

While stings from large individuals can be painful, the symptoms are not serious.

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