Rabbit Trail: Scorpions

Estimated Time: 15 minutes

As a camper, you also need to watch out for scorpions. Read the article below for some interesting facts about scorpions.

Scorpion facts for kids | National Geographic Kids

Are you ready to meet a super-cool critter with a serious sting in its tale? Then check out our fascinating scorpion facts! Scientific name: Scorpiones Family name: Scorpionoidea Classification: Invertebrate IUCN status: Not evaluated Lifespan (in wild): 5 years Weight: 10g-100g Body size: 6cm Diet: Carnivore Habitat: Most common in deserts and dry grassland Range: Scorpions are arachnids and have eight legs like their cousins - spiders, mites and ticks.

In this video, Robert Irwin shows Jimmy Fallon his pet scorpion, Jane, plus a few other fun creatures.

Would you touch a scorpion?

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