Jonathan explores the covert would of spiders and scorpions focusing on their venomosity and medical importance. Entertaining, thought provoking and fascinating, this journey twists and turns through a maze of hoax emails, misinformation, preconceptions and old wives tales.

The following concepts are explored during this presentation:

  • Perceptions and misinformation.
  • Why are spiders and scorpion venomous?
  • Why are some scorpions more venomous than others?
  • Medically important spiders (Lifestyles, behaviour, venom, interaction)
  • Medically important scorpions (Lifestyles, behaviour, venom, interaction)

Duration is 1 hour.


First Aid Guide to Spider Bites and Scorpion Stings