XX Files: Scorpion hunters

 XX Files: Scorpion hunters

Every summer Ashlee Rowe of Michigan State University spends a few weeks in the southwestern United States catching bark scorpions by the light of the moon. These stinging critters carry venom that is severely painful to humans, but certain animals, like the grasshopper mouse, seem to have no reaction.

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