A scorpion is a small creature that looks like an insect. It has eight legs, two front claws, and a long tail that bend over its back to give a sting.
A scorpion is a small creature that looks like an insect but it is not as friendly as those insects you do see within your house and your environment. A scorpion is an unfriendly creature because it is dangerous to human health. You can see a scorpion in your house or within your environment because your house and environment are fit for their habitat.
A scorpion can be deadly if its venom is poisonous. A scorpion gives a bite to deposit its venom in the body of a person it sting. A scorpion’s venom is harmful to every man’s health and it may lead to death if it can’t be neutralized quickly.
A scorpion with the deadliest venom is identified as Arizona bark. Arizona bark can be found in a tree and its venom is very deadly.
A scorpion is not a friendly creature like other insects within your house because it is deadly. In this respect, once you see it stay away from it to kill it without giving it the chance to sting you. Moreover, avoiding a scorpion within your house and environment can be much better than killing it while you see it. You may not see it quickly because it lurks in dark places of your house.
To avoid a scorpion within your house and environment, you have to make sure your house and environment are not fit for its habitat. If your house is not fit for its habitat, a scorpion will not dwell in your house. Vice versa.
A habitat is a place where organisms live. A scorpion will find its habitat in a place that’s fit for him to hide without being sighted by anyone and where it can easily catch its prey for food.
Two creatures invite scorpions to your house. These creatures include:
1. Cockroach: Cockroaches are very common insects that you do see in your house; in your kitchen and your wardrobe. It is prey to scorpions and it feeds on them to survive.
2. Cricket: A cricket is a small creature that looks like a grasshopper. It can be found in watery places and dark places within your house. It makes a noisy sound that disturbs you in your sleep at night. I’m sure you know this insect now.
Cockroaches and crickets are prey to scorpions. It feeds on them and for this reason, it found its habitat in a place where they live. So if you have plenty of cockroaches and crickets within your house, you should expect an army of scorpions in your house.
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To prevent scorpions from visiting your house, you should minimize their prey in your house i.e you should minimize the rate of these insects in your house. These are the five ways to prevent cockroaches and crickets from your house:
1. Avoid stagnant water in your house: crickets reside in a watery place and stagnant water. You have to control water in your house to prevent the stagnancy of water to control crickets in your house.
2. The use of insecticide: you can use insecticide to control cockroaches and crickets in your house.
3. Seal cracks in the wall of your house: crickets and cockroaches can enter your house through cracks in your wall. So you must seal cracks in your wall to prevent their entries into your house.
4. Don’t leave used plates unwashed: this habit is common in every home where used plates will be abandoned in the kitchen unwashed for days. This act will possibly invite cockroaches to your house. To avoid cockroaches in your house, you shouldn’t leave used plates unwashed.
If you can adopt the above-mentioned measures, cockroaches and crickets will be minimized to the lowest number in your house and scorpion will be prevented from visiting your house.
Note: if a scorpion stings someone accidentally, you should cut fresh onion, rub it on the spot, give the person the remaining part to eat. The venom will be neutralized. If the condition of the person is severe, quickly seek the help of a medical practitioner.
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