Deep Look

Scorpions Are Predators With a Sensitive Side

Season 8 Episode 9 | 3m 56s | Video has closed captioning.

Look past their grasping claws and lightning-fast stingers, and you’ll see scorpions have a delicate pair of comb-like organs on their belly called pectines. These sensory body parts help them navigate, and figure out who’s a menace, a meal or a mate.

Aired: 05/04/21

Rating: NR


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