Ancient Assassin: The Life of a Bark Scorpion
Great indeed is the power of the dragon as the sun,
Public domain image by Johannes Hevelius 1690
© 1978 Paul Berquist ASDM Digital Library
Licensed under Creative Commons © Noah Charney
Fight or Flight
They will eat cockroaches, crickets, moths, spiders, and other insects. Scorpions feed several times a week but they can go months without eating, including the cold Grand Canyon winters.
The Scoop on Scorps
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