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Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Scorpions in Qatar

A scorpion rears its tail.

In our latest article France Gillespie takes a look at the scorpions that inhabit the Qatar desert in their thousands. These small inhabitants are responsible for hundreds of bites every year, although, fortunately, fatalities are extremely rare.

In addition to an in-depth look at scorpions, Fran looks at how to avoid getting bitten by the creatures - and what to do if you are bitten. Check out Qatar Scorpions for more information.

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