Spiders and Scorpions

White lady spider (Leucorchestris arenicola)

This dune-adapted spider is nocturnal.

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The scorpions eat geckos. Neither is aggressive although both are poisonous.

Yellow scorpion (Leiurus quinquestriatus)

This one is a female and is heavy with eggs.

yellow scorpion barb of yellow scorpion yellow scorpion face of yellow scorpion

Black scorpion

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