Malaysian Forest Scorpion

April 10, 2011 by  
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Malaysian Forest Scorpion - Heterometrus spinifer<br />
Malaysian Forest Scorpion
Heterometrus spinifer

"Although I am an impressive looking scorpion, I do not settle down in captivity!"

The Malaysian Forest Scorpion is a strikingly beautiful and tough scorpion!

It is often mistaken for an Emperor Scorpion, however is is a much more aggressive scorpion!

The pros of keeping the Malaysian Forest Scorpion include it’s majestical stance, how easy it is to care for, and it’s quiet misdemeanor. The biggest con is that you cannot handle it – they are extremely defensive scorpions and will attack and sting when they believe they are in danger. Read More

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