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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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51 Comments (1–25)

MrsPbio
MrsPbio 5 years ago

I still want one.... ;)

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 5 years ago

I have seen some of them Nancy.

auntnance123
auntnance123 5 years ago

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

batex
batex 5 years ago

Wow!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 5 years ago

Congrats auntnance!

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 5 years ago

Congratulations Nancy! Fantastic spotting. What an amazing creature.

Debbie Stewart
Debbie Stewart 5 years ago

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

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 5 years ago

Congrats!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 5 years ago

Congratulations great spot !

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 5 years ago

Congratulations!

gatorfellows
gatorfellows 5 years ago

Congratulations for the SOTD :)

ceherzog
ceherzog 5 years ago

Way to go...congrats!

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 5 years ago

Awesome spotting! Congratulations Nancy!

auntnance123
auntnance123 5 years ago

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

Akhil
Akhil 5 years ago

wow

Congratulations !

Hema
Hema 5 years ago

Congratulations Aunt Nance! Thanks for all the wonderful spottings!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 5 years ago

Congratulations aunt. Love this strange beastie.

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 5 years ago

nice insect! congrats :)

Yasser
Yasser 5 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 5 years ago

That looks pretty powerful up close!

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 5 years ago

Whoa! Great! :)

Telse
Telse 5 years ago

So Kewl!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 5 years ago

Awesome!

uetech8
uetech8 5 years ago

You are a boss photographer man. You welcome.

Cocoa, Florida, USA

Lat: 28.44, Long: -80.76

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

Spotted for mission

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