Scorpions Of Southern Africa

Natural History Presentation by Jonathan Leeming

Introduction

Although scorpions are common in Southern Africa, the average person knows little about them except that they have venom. As author of Scorpions of Southern Africa, Jonathan will take the audience through the life of these misunderstood creatures, lifting the viel of venosity and uncovering a world of of fascination, intrigue and wonder. 

Structure

  • Introduction
  • Natural History
  • Habitat
  • Predators and prey
  • Identification
  • Common species (customised to your area)

The Scorpions of Southern Africa presentation is 45 minutes in duration with an optional additional 15 minute question and answer session. It can be presented in conjunction with the Essential Scorpion Sting First Response Presentation to create a 2 hour event. Bring your copy of Scorpions of Southern Africa or One World for Jonathan to sign.

 

This presentations 45 minutes in duration and can be combined with a 15 minute question and answer session. The Scorpions of Southern Africa presentation den be presented in conjunction with the Essential Scorpion Sting First Response Presentation, or practical field activities.

Bring your copy of Scorpions of Southern Africa for Jonathan to sign.

Outcomes

  • The competency to include scorpions into a guided experience. 
  • Able to identify highly venomous scorpions of weakly venomous. 
  • Knowledge of the natural history of scorpions.
  • Identify common local species of scorpion. 

Customisation

  • Common local species of scorpion are included into the presentation. 
  • For a 2 hour event, add my Essential Scorpion Sting First Response presentation. 
  • For longer events, add a practical field trip after the presentation. 

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