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Giant Whip Scorpion

Mastigoproctus giganteus giganteus

Description:

approx. 3 inches long (not incl. "whip")

Habitat:

spotted among stack of old flower pots on riverfront property

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46 Comments (1–25)

MrsPbio
MrsPbio 10 years ago

I still want one.... ;)

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 10 years ago

I have seen some of them Nancy.

auntnance123
auntnance123 10 years ago

Thanks, All. (@Luis, there are two spieces in Mexico: Mastigoproctus giganteus scabrosus and Mastigoproctus giganteus mexicanus).

batex
batex 10 years ago

Wow!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 10 years ago

Congrats auntnance!

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 11 years ago

Congratulations Nancy! Fantastic spotting. What an amazing creature.

Debbie Stewart
Debbie Stewart 11 years ago

Congratulations Auntnance, brilliant series of photos of a great creature!

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 11 years ago

Congrats!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 11 years ago

Congratulations great spot !

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 11 years ago

Congratulations!

gatorfellows
gatorfellows 11 years ago

Congratulations for the SOTD :)

ceherzog
ceherzog 11 years ago

Way to go...congrats!

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 11 years ago

Awesome spotting! Congratulations Nancy!

auntnance123
auntnance123 11 years ago

Thank you, Everyone! for all the favorites and kind comments. And thank you Project Noah for the honor.

Akhil
Akhil 11 years ago

wow

Reza Hashemizadeh
Reza Hashemizadeh 11 years ago

Congratulations !

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 11 years ago

Congratulations Aunt Nance! Thanks for all the wonderful spottings!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 11 years ago

Congratulations aunt. Love this strange beastie.

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 11 years ago

nice insect! congrats :)

Yasser
Yasser 11 years ago

Congratulations! This awesome encounter has been selected as Spotting of the Day! Thanks for sharing some great close-ups of this fascinating arachnid.

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ceherzog
ceherzog 11 years ago

That looks pretty powerful up close!

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 11 years ago

Whoa! Great! :)

Telse
Telse 11 years ago

So Kewl!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 11 years ago

Awesome!

uetech8
uetech8 11 years ago

You are a boss photographer man. You welcome.

auntnance123
Spotted by
auntnance123

Cocoa, Florida, United States

Spotted on May 20, 2013
Submitted on May 21, 2013

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