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Black or Emperor Scorpion


Very large, Aggressive, I am told not very poison but still i stay clear from Shiny Black and the largest scorpion I have ever seen. 2 large pincers or claws...long tail, I am told it hunts its own kind for food and worms. he was lingering next to a rock pile. it is quick at moving too.


Rocky shaded woods area and likes mulched dirt areas to hide in, light moisture areas and is seen in evening crawling on walls of our homes, check your shoes,bags and anything with pockets because anything is home for them.


I lived in Borneo 9 years now and this is the largest of all scorpions i ever encountered here.

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1 Comment

KarenL 11 years ago

I don't blame you Roland, I wouldn't want to get on the wrong side of him either! :)

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Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia

Spotted on Nov 14, 2007
Submitted on Sep 30, 2011

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