Monday October 29th 2013 Tim
I guess when the Scorpion stings himself it
hurts. It's a sort of charmless moment to watch. Has a gracelessness to
it, a miserliness that smells of uncertainty. However that burden
of owning a sting, and not knowing quite how to use it can produce
relief in an observer, who might have wandered warily into a desert, his
In a recent edition of the
Arachnoculture E-zine there is an interesting article on Scorpion Husbandry.
Their correspondent recommends that handling of scorpions should not
be attempted when tired, intoxicated, emotionally unstable or otherwise
distracted. As well in their definition of "handling" they mean long handled
forceps, heavy gloves and glass jars.