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'I've got one!' Hunting neon scorpions in the Arizona desert

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Posted: Thursday, September 19, 2019 9:45 pm

LOST DUTCHMAN STATE PARK, Arizona (AP) — As the setting sun left a yellow tinge on dirt-colored cactuses as far as the eye could see, park ranger Anna Roberts gave us a lesson on what we were about to hunt.

"Scorpions know they will not kill us because we are much larger," said Roberts, explaining that the animals' first instinct would be to escape, not sting, and that fatalities from bites in the U.S. were rare. "So, you don't have worry about that."

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