on night walk
it has been raining for 2 days my backyard is now a pond. today I don't believe the temps were higher than 38 degrees. no surprise that this little scorpion tried to take refuge inside my house. but sorry. back to the preserve you go... I walked it across the street in my plastic cup and tossed it into the preserve. anyone know what species?
Was quite a few of these about.
Scorpions are predatory arthropod animals of the order Scorpiones within the class Arachnida. They have eight legs and are easily recognised by the pair of grasping claws and the narrow, segmented tail, often carried in a characteristic forward curve over the back, ending with a venomous stinger. Scorpions range in size from 9 mm (Typhlochactas mitchelli) to 20 cm (Hadogenes troglodytes).