About the book:
Scorpions of Southern Africa, the go-to guide for identifying southern Africa’s rich scorpion fauna, has now been freshly designed, updated and expanded. It includes 12 additional species, new images and distribution maps, and a chapter on how to go about identifying scorpions.
An invaluable guide for the amateur naturalist and professional alike, this accessible book describes:
- scorpion anatomy and behaviour
- the strategies that enable scorpions to survive harsh conditions
- their use of venom, and
- other aspects of their successful existence over millions of years.