The constellation, Scorpius the scorpion.
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Chris Gleason, Windows to the Universe Original
To the ancient Greeks, the constellation Scorpius was the image of a scorpion.
The constellation was related to the death of the giant hunter Orion. There are
several different stories about Orion's death.
According to one story, Orion wanted to kill all the earth's wild animals, but the Earth goddess Gaia got angry because she made the animals.
The goddess sent a scorpion to attack Orion. The scorpion
stung Orion to death with its tail.
As a reward, Gaia changed the insect into a constellation.
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