Stings and deaths soar as scorpions invade urban Brazil to feast on cockroaches – South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post

Stings and deaths soar as scorpions invade urban Brazil to feast on cockroaches
South China Morning Post
The yellow scorpion is parthenogenetic, which means the female can breed without being fertilised by males and it eats insects such as cockroaches. “These scorpions have a low metabolism and can live various months without feeding,” Bertani said.
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