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Scorpion Man

Exploring the World of Scorpions

Illustrated by Gary A. Polis
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Biologist and scorpion enthusiast Gary A. Polis explores the fascinating lives of scorpions, including their mating dances and cannibalism.

Imagine what it’d be like standing alone in the desert at night, surrounded by scorpions. Biologist Gary A. Polis often puts himself in that exact situation, but he is always delighted to be there. After all, he is studying some of the most fascinating and unusual animals on earth.

Scorpion Man tells how Polis’s childhood interest in nature led to his first scorpion study in the California desert. Through numerous detailed photographs and fascinating descriptions, this book shares the adventures and mishaps of Polis’s scorpion research around the world.