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1 | Photo Contributed Courtesy Dan. "This little critter is a Vinegaroon Mastigoproctus giganteus. Vinegaroons (also known as whip scorpions) are common inhabitants of the desert. The common name Vinegaroon comes from their ability to give a spray of acetic acid, otherwise known as vinegar. They can can also give a hearty pinch, but other than these two traits, they are harmless. They can be handled with care." 
Camera: FinePix A303 | Date: 01-01-02 | Resolution: 1061 x 793 | ISO: 100 | Exposure Time: 1/450s | Aperture: 2.8 | Focal Length: 13.4mm | White Balance: Auto white balance | Flash: Flash did not fire, auto
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