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Share this interesting scorpion facts with your classmates or friends. They will be thrilled for sure. Find out more about this little, but powerful animal by reading on!

  • There are about 2,000 species of scorpions, all of them are venomous.
  • The largest scorpions are about 9.8 inches (25 centimeters) long, and the smallest are about 1.2 inches (3 centimeters).
  • The average lifespan in the wild for the scorpion is 3 to 8 years.
    Scorpion Facts

    One of the largest concentrations of scorpions is found all throughout Northern Hemisphere.

  • Some scorpions have up to 10 eyes, though they can’t see very well.
  • Scorpions can only consume a liquid diet. The venom they inject into prey allows the insides to be turned into liquid that they suck out.
  • After mating, a female scorpion might become aggressive and kill and eat the male scorpion.
  • The young are called Scorplings.
  • A mother scorpion might even eat her offspring if she became hungry.
  • Scorpions are nocturnal, sleeping during the day and coming out at night to hunt for food.
  • Scorpions glow under ultraviolet light.
  • Scorpions can survive being in a freezer overnight!

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