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rhamphotheca:

Mother Scorpion with Young (family Buthidae)
Unlike most arachnids, scorpions don’t lay eggs; they bare live young. The babies are unable to feed or defend themselves so the mother carries them on her back for the first few weeks of their life. Image by Ingo Arndt: http://bit.ly/1tCqIMr via New Scientist
(via: ScienceAlert!)

rhamphotheca:

Mother Scorpion with Young (family Buthidae)

Unlike most arachnids, scorpions don’t lay eggs; they bare live young. The babies are unable to feed or defend themselves so the mother carries them on her back for the first few weeks of their life.

Image by Ingo Arndt: http://bit.ly/1tCqIMr via New Scientist

(via: ScienceAlert!)