In a rare occurrence, a colony of about 2,000 scorpions was found in an anthill near a house in Kotagedara, Gampaha by wildlife officials.
Residents said about 2,000 scorpions had stormed into the road when a lorry had accidently smoked out the anthill.
Wildlife official who arrived at the location had captured about 250 scorpions and said the species would be released to a sanctuary.
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ANTON Tuesday, 11 April 2017 16:50
THEY ARE ALSO GOING TO FORM A NEW PARTY UNDER A LEADER " SCORPION KING"
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Ram Wednesday, 12 April 2017 14:25
A group of scorpions is called a bed or a nest. It is not referred to as a colony.
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ANTON Thursday, 13 April 2017 12:41
RAM.... COLONY IS A BIOLOGICAL TERM GIVEN FOR A PARTICULAR SPECIES OF LIVING THINGS.
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jehan Saturday, 15 April 2017 10:54
gnasaraya the aluthgama killer is the leader of the scorpian party
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ANTON Saturday, 15 April 2017 12:38
YEAH WE KNOW ... HE IS THE SCORPION KING ....... HIS VENOM IS IN THE BACK SIDE.
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S Petang Saturday, 15 April 2017 19:15
Theres another one in Kotte, with 220 scorpions.
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Sanju Sunday, 16 April 2017 20:43
Wow ! More delicacies for the Chinese migrants.
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