What Do Scorpions Look like?


Scorpions are animals that have eight legs and they are closely related to spiders, mites and ticks. These animals also have a pair of grasping claws and a thin, segmented tail. They mostly feed on insects.
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Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Arachnida
Order: Scorpiones Family: Genus:
Scorpions are nocturnal and occur on all continents except for Antarctica, being most diverse in arid subtropical habitats. Scorpions, and spiders, have the slowest metabolic rate of all the arthropods and thus spend most of their... More »
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A scorpion has eight legs, with two appendages at the front of the body that are tipped with large pinchers. Its segmented body is long and ends with a large, bulbous stinger. The body is usually darker that the legs and the colour vary with the type of scorpion. A scorpion carries venom on its bulbous end, which can kill small reptiles within minutes.
Scorpions have a long body with two pinchers, four legs and a long curled tail with stinger. The body is crab like and they can live in dry deserts or rainy forests.
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