Carried in a characteristic forward curve over the back, ending with a venomous stinger. Certain species of scorpion are aggressive and will attack humans with little to no provocation. Scorpions are also known to glow when exposed to black light. Scorpions are found widely distributed over all continents, except Antarctica, in a variety of terrestrial habitats. Their age range is approximately 4–25 years. Scorpions prefer to live in areas where the temperatures range from 68-99 degrees Fahrenheit. They are nocturnal, finding shelter during the day in the relative cool of underground holes or undersides of rocks and coming out at night to hunt and feed.
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