Scorpions! Dreaded killers or musunderstood ancients?

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By Collie Ennis & Colette Kinsella for Red Hare Media, Collie Ennis, and Colette Kinsella for Red Hare Media. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Today, Colette and Collie delve into the world of these fascinating arachnids where we hear about their history on Earth, their hunting methods and very odd love lives.
AND, Colette has a very unusual, VERY close encounter with a male Asian forest scorpion.

Further reading:

Read more about scorpions in this National Geographic article.
More information on the Egyptian scorpion goddess Serket here.
This is what the goddess Serket looks like: https://www.ancient.eu/image/4695/serket-statue/
Music:
Artist: Podingon Bear
Tracks: Sunset, Curious, Algo Rhythm Natural


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