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found this under a cement brick. it wasn't aggressive. just wanted to escape light.

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ChimeTsetan 10 years ago

and also remaining 50 for sheer stupidity too :)

Liam 10 years ago

50+ bravery points for you, chimetsetan. ;D

ChimeTsetan 10 years ago

thank you Nopayahnah. its better not to touch these poisonous animals...

Maria dB
Maria dB 10 years ago

Great series. No way would I pick up one of those!

ChimeTsetan 10 years ago

very true asergio. it depends upon species as well as individual temperament. in india, no scorpion is known to be dangerously lethal to an adult human being, so i took the risk.

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 10 years ago

I think it is necessary to have in mind wich species of scorpion you are dealing with. Brazilian relatively small scorpions of Genus Titius are very nervous, and responsible for several accidents per year. I prefer to keep some distance from them... :-)

ChimeTsetan 10 years ago

asergio, i think its safe to keep a scorpion on ur flat palm..or let it go around freely on ur hand. :) i don't think it will sting you if you don't hold it between your fingers. But i would not suggestion anyone to do that though.

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 10 years ago

Well, that is something I would think twice (or more) before to do.

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Uttarakhand, India

Spotted on Mar 3, 2012
Submitted on Mar 3, 2012

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