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Tailless whip scorpion (Amblypygi) with her young clinging to her abdomen. The female carries around her fertilised eggs on the underside of her body, and when the young hatch they clamber onto her back and cling on until they have had their first moult. They have beige bodies and pink legs. Filmed in the Ecuadorian Amazon.
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