Most of us think of scorpions as foreign, lethal creatures we see in movies. However, anyone living in the southwestern United States will tell you that these creatures are way more common than you might imagine. As with any pest, it’s important to be educated about what to expect to avoid a dangerous or unpleasant encounter with them. Therefore, we’ve created a brief overview of what you need to know about scorpions.
What do they look like? There are a vast array of different scorpion species but they all have many of the same anatomical features including eight legs, two, large claw pincers and a stinger that curves up from its back. Continue reading