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Malaysian forest scorpion (Heterometrus spinifer). This burrowing scorpion is native to the rain forests of Malaysia. It is mainly nocturnal, feeding on spiders and insects. The long, curled abdomen bears a sting (lower centre) that is used to paralyse or kill prey held in the large pincers (upper left and right).
Model release not required. Property release not required.