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Headless monster

A dead scorpion

A dead scorpion

I found this scorpion, already dead, a couple of days ago. It’s beginning to look a little the worse for wear.

Only a part of it would fit under the microscope at any one time.

What amazes me is that despite being relatively long and thin, it doesn’t appear to have a head.

In fact it doesn’t have a head as such. Its eyes are on its chest or its legs are on its head, depending on how you look at it.

It really does look weird up close.

 

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  1. August 27, 2016 at 12:17 pm

    Scary!

    • August 27, 2016 at 11:02 pm

      Good thing it’s not any bigger! 🙂

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