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Giant Vinegaroon, Mastigoproctus giganteus | by Lynette MT
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Giant Vinegaroon, Mastigoproctus giganteus

Taken at the Burke Museum during their annual Bug Blast. This was on exhibit by Peter Clausen, see his website below

www.bugsincyberspace.com/home_page.html

 

These aren't dangerous.. =] I let this one climb up my arm. However, it can spray an acidic mist that could be harmful if sprayed into the eyes. insects.tamu.edu/fieldguide/cimg365.html

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Taken on September 18, 2011