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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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  • Sanju Sunday, 16 April 2017 08:43 PM

    Wow ! More delicacies for the Chinese migrants.

    S Petang Saturday, 15 April 2017 07:15 PM

    Theres another one in Kotte, with 220 scorpions.

    ANTON Tuesday, 11 April 2017 04:50 PM

    THEY ARE ALSO GOING TO FORM A NEW PARTY UNDER A LEADER " SCORPION KING"

    ANTON Thursday, 13 April 2017 12:41 PM

    RAM.... COLONY IS A BIOLOGICAL TERM GIVEN FOR A PARTICULAR SPECIES OF LIVING THINGS.

    Ram Wednesday, 12 April 2017 02:25 PM

    A group of scorpions is called a bed or a nest. It is not referred to as a colony.

    Poosa Wednesday, 12 April 2017 02:47 PM

    @The rise of the Scorpion King

    jehan Saturday, 15 April 2017 10:54 AM

    gnasaraya the aluthgama killer is the leader of the scorpian party

    ANTON Saturday, 15 April 2017 12:38 PM

    YEAH WE KNOW ... HE IS THE SCORPION KING ....... HIS VENOM IS IN THE BACK SIDE.


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