The Sting About Scorpions
It’s Scorpio season, but astrology aside--did you know that there are over two thousand different species of scorpions worldwide? Unlike their human counterparts, these arachnid arthropods are not aspicky–they will eat just about anything, from small lizards to their own young if times get tough.
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Scorpions are arachnids. (Photo by Joao Paulo Burini via Getty Images)
In the Desert and Beyond!
Scorpions live all over the world. (Photo by Gallo Images via Getty Images)
Scorpions GLOW under UV Light (Photo credit by Douglas Sacha via Getty Images)
Baby Scorp, doo doo doo doo doo doo
Baby Scorpions are called Scorplings and they stay on their mother’s back for safety. (Photo by Jasius via Getty Images)
SO. Many. Scorpions.
There are nearly 2000 different species of scorpions (Photo by Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images)