A composite image of two photos. The first photo is a closeup of a black spider with a red marking on its back. The second photo is a closeup of a tan scorpion with black stripes.
Black Widow Spider; Giant Hairy Scorpion


Some of the arachnids in Arches National Park are poisonous such as those pictured above: the Black Widow Spider and the Giant Hairy Scorpion.

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