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Whip spiders is an ancient order of nocturnal arachnids going back 300-350 million years, they are harmless to humans and rarely bite or sting. It is non-venomous. This specimens body length was about 50 mm, it's whip reached fully out-stretched around 15-20 cm on each side. The whips and the scorpion-like pincers are modified legs used for hunting. Whip scorpions can live up to 10 years in captivity under the right conditions.
Urban settlement, close to small patches of jungle. This specimen was found hiding behind some firewood in a corner of a shed.