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#253427 - 08 July 18 1:22 pm - America/Chicago Re: Wildlife awareness [Re: Tracy_T]
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What about the scorpions? Is the best way to repel them an essential oil spray...lavendar or cedarwood?

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#253428 - 08 July 18 2:56 pm - America/Chicago Re: Wildlife awareness [Re: Tracy_T]
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We have never worked to repel scorpions - they don't seek to attack, just take refuge in dark places like shoes and then might sting when cornered or hurt. I don't know about scents to encourage them to stay away, just recommend not putting clothes on the floor and shaking things out before committing.

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#253429 - 08 July 18 3:36 pm - America/Chicago Re: Wildlife awareness [Re: Tracy_T]
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I'm sure it's just me not being used to having them around that makes me a bit nervous about them. I will just be very'aware'. smile Thank you for all the good info you are passing on!

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#253430 - 09 July 18 7:25 am - America/Chicago Re: Wildlife awareness [Re: Tracy_T]
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I've never used lavender or cedarwood (or anything because it wasn't a big problem), but I've heard they can be effective repellents.

In all my years living in Belize, I saw only a few scorpions, so you probably won't see any. The two I found in my flat must have come in under the smallest of cracks under the door, so filling cracks is a good idea.

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#253431 - 09 July 18 7:31 am - America/Chicago Re: Wildlife awareness [Re: Tracy_T]
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#253432 - 09 July 18 7:36 am - America/Chicago Re: Wildlife awareness [Re: Tracy_T]
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#253433 - 09 July 18 7:42 am - America/Chicago Re: Wildlife awareness [Re: Tracy_T]
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#253434 - 09 July 18 7:49 am - America/Chicago Re: Wildlife awareness [Re: Tracy_T]
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#253436 - 09 July 18 8:21 pm - America/Chicago Re: Wildlife awareness [Re: Tracy_T]
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I know I ask a lot of questions...but in doing this excursion all by myself...I just want to be prepared.


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