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Re: ID please

Postby psychofox » Thu Nov 11, 2010 1:35 pm

Jamster: From where you live, I would guess that the Parabuthus species you've seen are P. planicauda or P. capensis. I have not heard of these species being able to spray venom, but they may be. Anyway, the chances of them actually spraying is very small. They have to be extremely provoked. I have never experienced spraying with any of my captive Parabuthus species, including P. transvaalicus.
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Re: ID please

Postby Jamster » Thu Nov 11, 2010 6:59 pm

thanx psychofox :)
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Re: ID please

Postby Eyelash » Fri Nov 12, 2010 6:02 pm

Wolf...The spraying is for defence...Here's a pic I took trying to capture this behaviour but I only ended up with a lens full of venom...haha...(after the spray)

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Re: ID please

Postby Wolf777 » Sat Nov 13, 2010 1:47 pm

That's insane man, does the venom have the same effect as spitter venom when it gets into the eyes i.e just wash out with water?
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Re: ID please

Postby RustyJusty » Sat Nov 13, 2010 1:57 pm

great shots there eyelash!
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