Scorpion Laos

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The Incredible Lao Scorpion Which Glows Blue

Transformed by the flick of a switch: The incredible scorpion which is black in daylight but glows BLUE under UV light
The scorpion is better known as the Laos Black Forest Scorpion and is a particularly aggressive species when threatened. Scientists are not sure why the predatory arthropod glows blue, but there are various theories as to why it could be.
The scientists believe that the scorpions cannot see UV light so would be unable to tell whether it was a bright night. Therefore, they …..

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