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Whip scorpion? - Mastigoproctus giganteus

Whip scorpion? - Mastigoproctus giganteus
El Paso/Fort Bliss in basement, Texas, USA
August 15, 1992
Size: 4+"
They were great at hunting and eating all the darn roaches. If they get scared or you are dumb enough to step on one, they spray a nasty vineger smell.

Moved from Mastigoproctus. At this size, I believe it has to be M. giganteus.

Wow That is awesome. I have n
Wow That is awesome. I have never seen one of those before!!Great photo.

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