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American Stingers: Scorpions of the United States

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Time: Noon - 1 p.m.

Location: MDWFP's Mississippi Museum of Natural Science

County: Hinds

For more information please contact the Visitor Information Specialist at 601-576-6000 .


FIRST TUESDAY LECTURE: American Stingers: Scorpions of the United States

SPEAKER: Dr. Brent E. Hendrixson, Associate Professor & Chair of Biology, Millsaps College

How are scorpions related to spiders and other arachnids?

Are scorpions deadly?

Why do scorpions glow under a black light?

How many types of scorpions live in Mississippi and in the United States?

Come learn about the fascinating world of scorpions including their origins, medical importance, natural history, and diversity. Representative live specimens will be on display.

Included with regular museum admission. Free for Members.

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