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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A scorpion glows underneath a blacklight

We were camping in Windport, Namibia, where our guides showed us how some scorpions glow when shined with a blacklight. No one knows the reason for this phenomena, which makes it all the more fascinating!

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Windport, Namibia
Camera: Canon EOS 60D
Copyright: © Kang-Chun Cheng