a scorpion's worst nightmare

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What is it? I need something besides diatomaceous earth. Scorpions have got to have other predators besides humans. Lizards maybe? Any problems with fire ants? Do chickens eat them?

-- Paul Primrose (wprimeroselane@msn.com), May 16, 2001


Spiders kill scorpions. Do you let the spiders live at your house? We do. I know of no other natural enemies of scorpions here.

-- Jim (catchthesun@yahoo.com), May 16, 2001.

voles eat em,, saw that on a nature show the other day,, dont have scorpions here

-- stan (sopal@net-port.com), May 16, 2001.

Food grade Diatomaceous Earth has been my best friend when it comes to scorpions. I find the dead beasts all over the house. (FILTER grade DE that goes in swimming pool filters will NOT kill insects.)

My chooks eat fire ants. The DE works where the chooks don't go! Just a few minutes after sprinkling a mound, the ants are going in circles and are soon dead.

-- ~Rogo (rogo2020@yahoo.com), May 16, 2001.

What's a chook?

-- witness (carlaevans@hotmail.com), May 16, 2001.

try road runners

-- jumpoff joe (jumpoff@ecoweb.net), May 16, 2001.

Chooks are chickens, and around here, a crik is a creek, and bob wire is barb wire............

-- Annie Miller in SE OH (annie@1st.net), May 16, 2001.

There are some wasps that are natural predators of scorpions. They lay their eggs in the carcass. Of course most folks wouldn't be to receptive of the wasps either.

-- Jay Blair in N. AL (jayblair678@yahoo.com), May 16, 2001.

Chooks are fairly large, almost flightless birds whose call can be best characterised as "chook, chook, chook". Most frequently found in the freezers of department stores.

-- Don Armstrong (darmst@yahoo.com.au), May 16, 2001.

Got a bunch of comedians here! -LOL- 'Chook' is the Australian word for chickens. I guess the poultry folks I've been around just find it easier to clump all the birds into one word ~ chook.

-- ~Rogo (rogo2020@yahoo.com), May 17, 2001.

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