Tag: scorpions

Wildlife

Scorpions of Australia

Despite a fearsome reputation in other parts of the world, scorpions in Australia are relatively harmless and come in a surprising variety of sizes and colours.

Wildlife

GALLERY: Australian scorpions

Scorpions prey upon anything smaller than themselves: beetles, crickets, spiders and even small frogs and skinks. From rainforests to deserts, the Australian environment is incredibly varied and may be home to more than 100 species of scorpion.