Why Do Scorpions Glow


Scorpions have a protein in their exoskeleton that reflects UV rays, making them glow.

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Hi, I’m AJ the scorpion guy with Bulwark Exterminating.

Today we’re gonna go over a few Scorpion Quick Facts. Why do scorpions glow?

If you’ve ever gone in your backyard in the summer in the evening with a black light, you’ve probably noticed the scorpions glowing on the wall. The reason they glow is because they actually have proteins in their exoskeleton that reflects that UV ray.


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