Scorpions Video | Pest Control Sydney | Facts
Scorpions and Scorpion Control Video by Micropest Pest Control the Scorpion control experts in Sydney. This video gives quick and accurate facts about scorpion pest control specifically in Sydney. Ranging from general size to average lifetime,how to remove scorpions and what to look out for.
Scorpions and Scorpion Control Video Transcript
Scorpions are a predatory nocturnal arthropod animal of the order of Scorpiones within the class of Arachnida.
They range in size from 9mm to 21cm. There are around 1700 species throughout the world with only 25 capable of killing a human being.
Scorpions have been known to live up to 25 years and generally like to live under rocks or behind retaining walls.
There have believed to be only two unproven fatalities in Sydney, Australia.
When aggravated, the scorpion can be extremely dangerous. Their tail arches forward, ready to deliver a very painful sting.
Scorpions like to feed on other nocturnal arthropods such as beetles, cockroaches, spiders, slaters, centipedes and millipedes.
Scorpions can have 20 to 30 babies in which they cling to their mother's back for two weeks.
Scorpions deliver a very painful sting. If stung, apply a cold pack immediately and seek medical attention.
Try to catch the scorpion so the doctor can identify.