Which is more toxic a small scorpion or a large scorpion?
All scorpions have venom; let's just get that out of the way. Their venom is not a defensive mechanism (meaning, they didn't evolve it to protect themselves from us), it's how they catch their prey. This means their venom is adapted to neutralizing the things they normally eat -- namely, invertebrates. So first off, a scorpion's venom isn't really tailored to affecting humans. Very small scorpions such as the bark scorpion found in Southern Florida can sting and the sting is painful -- but, like a bee sting, goes away with little more than localized swelling. The issue with very small scorpions is they literally cannot inject enough venom to affect a large human. Think of dropping a single drop of red food dye into a big bucket. There's so much water you won't even see the color. On the flip side, very big scorpions tend to rely on their pincers more than their venom to neutralize prey as pincers are not as costly as venom and don't require them to constantly replace them. Therefore, their venom is weaker and not nearly as potent. The best predictor of how strong a scorpion's venom is is not the size of the scorpion but rather the size of their pincers in relation to their body. An emporer scorpion, for example, is huge, but has huge bulky pincers and very, very weak venom. Another scorpion with more slender, delicate pincers is not using their pincers to catch their prey and will have a more powerful venom. Always remember that if you'll be travelling to a place with scorpions, do a quick check on the local species to get an idea of what level of danger they pose as well as what precautions you should take in dealing with them (not leaving clothes on the ground, shaking out shoes before putting them on, etc). Many scorpions are harmless or pose very little threat, but there are a few deadly kinds -- but most importantly, a scorpion won't bother you if you don't bother it.
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1st of all, a scorpion can be.... -A very dangerous animal, that can poision a person by stinging them.. -A cheerleading stunt, where you pull your leg over your head, It can be very difficult.
Yes. Loads of them in pet shops. And one species in the wild - Euscorpius flavicaudis , commonly known as the European Yellow-Tailed Scorpion . Migrated to the UK about 200 years ago, a few colonies can be found in South-East England.
Yes in fact male Scorpions kill other males to attract a mate. they will kill each other with its own venom They can't kill each other with venom, as all scorpions are immune to their and other scorpion venom. They sting each other to death. Yes. They actoually eat each other
Scorpions don't "smell" as mammals do. They rather sense chemical trails and pheromones left on the ground by using two feather-like structures called pectines under the body.
No, most insects or arachnids are not endangered because of the simple fact that they reproduce so quickly and because there is approximately 14-17 insects or arachnids per person on the planet.
Scorpion form Mortal Kombat does not have a brother. Sub-Zero isthe one who has a younger brother who was killed by Scorpion.
No they dont they have sencory hairs that feel vibration telling them that prey is near
No, a scorpion is not considered to be an insect. A scorpion isconsidered to be an arachnid. This is because the scorpion has 8legs instead of 6 legs.
Scorpions have a six-segmented abdomen. On the underside of each of the last four segments are small paired openings called stigmata. These openings allow air to enter and leave the lung-sacs inside the abdomen.
I don't know for sure if there are scorpions in Ohio, however I was climbing a very rocky/dirt cliff at the Metro Park in Euclid, Ohio (suburb of Cleveland) and something crawled out and stung me on my left arm. I never saw what it was. My entire arm went numb. There was minor pain and some swelling… at the site of the sting. The numbness lasted several hours and then gradually went away. I've been trying to find out if there are scorpions in Ohio. I guess it could have been some sort of Wasp. I've always wondered if it was a scorpion though.. Although very rare, it is possible to encounter the Vaejovis carolinianus (Southern Unstriped Scorpion) in areas of southern Ohio that were not affected by Pleistocene glaciation such as Cincinnati, Portsmouth, Ironton, and Gallipolis. (MORE)
There actually is a scorpion named, "the small brown scorpion", Pseudouroctonus apacheanus . I assume that you have the name right, and that you're asking about first aid, so here goes:. Like most arachnidae, scorpions are venomous -- it's how they hunt and defend. The Small Brown Scorpion, indige…nous to Arizona, uses a neurotoxin that is very rarely fatal but extremely painful. Patients mention the qualify of pain as "electric" (which so often underlines neuroloigcal invovlement). Vaccines have been developed, but they don't work well, and there is no definitive vaccine for this attack at this time.. General first aid guidelines are:. Catch and keep the animal or at least the tail, if possible. . Elevate the limb and apply cold compresses or icepack -- ten minutes on and ten minutes off. . Treat for pain. . Keep the patient calm and redumbant, with the injection site above the level of the heart and head, of possible. . Make a paste of cool water and baking soda and apply to wound. . Serious Problems . If the victim is a child under 4 or so, transport to the nearest ER or call 911. . If the victim shows signs of allergic or anaphylactic reactions, call 911 or transport to ER. These would be difficult breath, development of hives or rashes, etc. . Technical Stuff. . Most arachnidae are toxin hunters, and scorpoins are no different. This particular scorpion uses neurotoxins (that target the nervous system) as opposed to hemotoxins which target the blood. So twitching and nystagmus are common symptoms, and not deadly. The toxin load is comprised of approximately ten protein based neurotoxins and a handful of non-proteinic toxins that effect the sodium and potassium channels. So they induce pain -- a lot of it. Also, the skin receptors become hypersensitive to touch, heat, cold -- the lot.. Therefore, treatment goals are:. Reduce pain and treat for shock . minimize toxin flow as mucha s possible (Note -- NO tourniquets!). . One idea that hasn't been tried is this:. Working with marine protein toxins, good first aid results have been achieved by applying a very hot compress (hot as you can stand -- NOT hot enough to induce burns), with the idea being to denature the proteins (e.g. cook them, just as an egg white reacts when exposed to heat). Apply the hot compress for 2-3 minutes, off and on, based on pain. Again, don't burn the patient. If you try this method, untested with scorpions, you do so at your own risk.. Note that the advice of a well-meaning guy on the Internet should never be construed as medical advice from a trained and licensed professional. (MORE)
Small white scorpions resemble adult scorpions. A young scorpionrequires five to seven molts to reach maturity. The color white isa form of albinism.
Depends what species you are talking about. some species will live together, others will kill and eat each other.
I believe that the bigger scorpions are larger and also the smaller ones tend to be less big. It is my understanding that scorpions are only deadly in fatal cases. Hope this helps.. Alan
There are less scorpions that are capable of killing a Human than there are snakes who can deliver fatal poison.. Most scorpions have weaker venom than snakes - they use their pincers to capture prey and sting it to death as well as tear it apart. Snakes have no other limbs to rely on, so their ve…nom is the only weapon they have. Snake venom is also dangerous because there are many different kinds of venom; some affect the nerves, some destroy the body's tissue. (MORE)
Yes, from what I understand they are. They are called a Southern Devil. The bites is likened to a bee sting, but should be treated, especially if they bite a small child. I have recently found 2 in my home. They come in looking for moisture.
It doesn't matter what color the scorpion is. The most dangerous scorpion is the Death Stalker and it's not white it's a very light brown. Venom toxicity varies from genus to genus and species to species. The color of the scorpion does not depend on how toxic the venom is it depends on the scorpion …and how much venom it injects when it stings. (MORE)
Not too big. As adults they get approximately 5 inches in length. They would do fine in a ten or twenty gallon tank. They are one of the easiest pet scorpions to care for.
No, in the wild they sting their pray all day long. If it has small pincher's be careful that means they are highly venomous .
The scorpion, which hid under the sack of rice due to the rain, stung the mother and then runs back into the rain to escape the villagers.
Scorpion venom varies in it's species, And whether the owner/victim has allergies. The most common household scorpion is the "Emperor scorpion" or Pandinus Imperator, Which has ultimately weak venom. Around about the same quality as a bee sting. A much more dangerous species such as the "Deathstalke…r" who has truly earned it's name killing thousands of people with it's DANGEROUSLY toxic venom are more deadly, But harder to find. As mentioned earlier, Any scorpion could be deadly if you have a very weak immunity system, Or have allergies to it's poison, In which you should seek medical advice immediately. (MORE)
Well, I don't know about most scorpions, but my pet one can juggle, hula hoop and eat a whole ham in ten seconds. His name is Harry.
Yah, 'guess so. But, i once like heard of one... it was" something" Black... a black spi- no the black widow!They're really really friendly... why dont you go find one?
Yes you can its quite tasty. it has a pickled smokey flavor and better not eat unless you have a couple hours to waste.
Yes. But it is mainly the females that eat the males after they have mated.
The bigger the scorpion the more venom it have. The smaller the scorpion the less venom it have. This is because small scorpions carry less venom than their adults because the small scorpions venom move slower in our body or blood. VISIT MY WEBSITE........www.worldquest.com
yes they are because they have more poison packed in them and have to let a lot out in one go so the pain will hurt more then a bigger scorpion! so beware of the little dagers!
very angry and vicious . can i just say that i had one over 4 tea the other day and has very nice manners and always flushed the toilet after big_jobs.
Answer 1 To kill creatures that eat them, or try to eat them. Even of the scorpion is eaten, the predator also dies or gets pretty sick. Eventually, predators have learned not to mess around with scorpions, thus keeping the population scorpions intact and breeding more scorpions.. Answer 2 Veno…m is what they have. Venom is injeCted, Poison is injeSted, hence "Antivenom" or more correctly "Antivenin". Ever heard of "Antipoison"? Me neither. Just one letter different makes them edible. YUM haha .Actually nice deep fried but yukky raw. As a general rule, small nipper scorpions use strong venom in their tail as their weapon, while most large nipper scorpions use their pincers because their venom is weaker. So, if you see a small nipper scorpion, rest assured, it packs a big punch at the other end. (MORE)
Scorpions areonly active at night. making them fight another insect during the day wont be a good idea for the scorpion
Yes there absolutely are scorpions in Arkansas. The only species found in AR is the striped bark scorpion, and they tend to come out in April, May, and June. My wife and I counted 19 in our house last summer :O.
Yes. You'll get these small brown fellas in the house (knock out shoes before wearing and never walk barefoot, especially at night when you can't see them) and bigger, darker, more armoured ones around water (near the lake etc.). They aren't that common though, I have lots of family there and only o…ne cousin (of like 10 various family members) and my grandma have been stung to my knowledge. DISCLAIMER: I am not a zoologist or entemologist or scorpion specialist, nor am I a doctor and I assume no legal or other form of responsibility for this advice or for any outcome that may result from your having read and/or followed this, it is simply my own experience. (MORE)
The scorepion is a lot of spices so their a small kinds and a big kinds a big kinds is not much powers and a small kinds is a lot of powers.
Yes, Smaller scorpion causes death for unhealtly humans but for healthy humans they may live. The bigger scorpions stingers feels like a bee sting
Baby scorpions can't control the amount of venom the put into a sting unlike an adult, they'll put all the venom they have into a sting. So yes.
Scorpions can be destroyed one of two ways, silver bullets or a stake directly through it's heart.
The smallest scorpions are of the Microtityus genus and can be as small as 12mm, these scorpions are found in the Caribbean and South America.
Generally speaking, cobras are much more dangerous than scorpions but it really depends on the species of cobra or scorpion in question.
They are both arachnids, pseudoscorpions look like a very small true scorpion with no tail.
the bigger they are the better if a small one bites you don't keep it to your self
Not really, they have the same poison as an a adult, but they don't know when to stop
it doesn't have to be any size the big black scorpions are less poisiones and the brown almost translucent small scorpions are more poisiones
a scorpion, if its poisonous, because it can sneak up on you, if its not poisonous a tiger because all tigers have claws and teeth
It depends on the type of scorpion. There are more venomous than some scorpions and less venomous than others.
The rule of thumb is the smaller the more potent, the big black ones are still poisonous but not nearly enough to do any real damage to an adult, but the small ones could kill or come close to killing a human.
subzero and scorpion are both really good but subzero is better because he shoots ice out of his body he becomes a cyborg and he is in every mortal kombat game
Scorpions are insects, and marriage does not happen in the animal kingdom! They MATE with each other of course, otherwise the species would be extinct, but marriage is an exclusively human phenomenon. You must be asking about the astrological starsign ScorpiO- anybody of any astrological sign can m…arry someone of any other astrological sign, there are no laws governing this. However, two Scorpio people are not said to be very compatible with each other. (MORE)
Scorpions are predatory arthropod animals of the order Scorpiones within the class Arachnida. . They have eight legs and are easily recognized by the pair of grasping claws and the narrow, segmented tail, often carried in a characteristic forward curve over the back, ending with a venomous sti…nger. . Scorpions range in size from 9 mm to 20 cm. Scorpions are related to spiders. They have eight legs, has two claws, and a stinger. The Claws are located near the head. The claw is mostly called pinchers like a pinch x5 or maybe more than that not poisonous but EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. The stinger is like a tail. The stinger is used for, well to sting any people or insect. Some stingers causes death and to know if its dangerous in Indiana Jones Shia Lebouf got stinged by a large socprion and Indiana Jones said "When it comes to scorpions, the bigger the better. Small ones stings." meaning that the stinger has less toxin and to know if its toxin or not if you look at the pinchers. If they are small its toxin the bigger ones doesnt stings but feels like a bee sting. They mainly live in deserts and some in tropical forests. They eat almost anything to make them survive. The bigger scorpions like Emperor Scorpions are famous to keep as pets. (MORE)
Scorpions were more popular back in the day, but maybe Judas Priestis more popular these days.
Scorpions are opportunistic and will eat a variety of insects,spiders, centipedes, lizards and even mice. They will also eatother scorpions. Scorpions are preyed upon by other scorpions, tarantulas, lizards,birds, bats, shrews and mice.