LEC - The scorpion's sting
Event Date(s)Begins: November 27, 2021 2:00 pm
Ends: November 27, 2021 3:00 pm
Scorpions are arachnids, close relatives of spiders, ticks and mites. There are over 1,500 species worldwide, but Florida is home to only a few of them. Learn how to recognize these species and pick up some interesting facts about their anatomy during this in-person and online program. Staff will also discuss scorpion venom and explain how venom toxins are being investigated for medicinal use.