Emperor Scorpions: How To Tell The Difference Between A Male And A Female
The emperor scorpion is native to the rainforests and savannas of West Africa. Adult emperor scorpions grow to about 20 centimeters long. They live for around six to eight years. It takes some practice to tell the difference between male and female scorpions. Emperor scorpions reach sexual maturity between the ages of two and three. The breeding can happen at any time of year, as long as there are warm, humid conditions. The male emperor scorpio will deposit a spermatophore on the ground. Then, the male will position the female over it. Emperor scions have become popular in the pet trade. CITES is a treaty to protect endangered plants and animals. Be sure to check with a local pet store or well-known breeder to learn more. . . .