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Pandinus cavimanus - Red Claw (Emperor) Scorpion

Cousin to the ambassador species Pandinus imperator (common Emperor scorpion) P. cavimanus is a little more high strung and nervous. They are supposed to be a little quicker on the sting, but my juv seems MUCH more inclined to run away at top speed :) I had a hard time getting this guy to molt, keeping him in a high ventilation low humidity plastic grid top cage. He molted under a month after a transfered him into a new cage styled after what my brother keeps his P.imp in, with more moisture and less ventilation.

Here we see Samuel Red-Claw just after "he" molted.

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