6th December 2019

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What animals are immune to scorpions?

Some toxins are more useful on insects, some on crustaceans, and some on vertebrates. Scorpions use their venom to subdue their prey and for protection. Their predators include centipedes, shrews, owls, bats, hornbills, and coyotes. Some animals, like meerkats and mongooses, are immune or resistant to their venom.

Likewise, what can I feed my pet scorpion?

Scorpions eat a variety of insects, spiders, other scorpions and lizards. They also eat small mammals, such as mice. Scorpions must have water to drink, but they can survive for months without food. Scorpions use their pincers to capture and crush prey.

What is the predator of the Gila monster?

The gila monster then waits while its venom kills the animal, before finally eating it. Coyotes and humans (who often kill the gila monster claiming self-defence), are the main predators of the gila monster along with birds of prey and small ground-dwelling animals that hunts the eggs of the gila monster.

Is a scorpion a carnivore or a herbivore?

Diet: Scorpions are carnivores (meat-eaters) that paralyze their prey with a stinger located at the tip of the tail. They eat insects and small rodents. Some scorpions can go for a year without food.
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