There's a species of scorpion that loses its tail when threatened, just like a lizard. Trouble is, its anus is located at the end of its tail, meaning it may survive for up to eight months sans anus, and without ever defecating again nationalgeographic.com/sc…
The Grasshopper Mouse survives on a meat-based diet and is not only immune to scorpion venom, but converts it into a pain killer. It is also known as the Werewolf Mouse because it howls to mark its territory. youtube.com/watch?v=1K9mO…
Scorpions are viviparous (give birth to live offspring instead of eggs like most invertebrates) and their young look like miniature versions of their parents, but in white! britannica.com/animal/sco…
A lawsuit filed against Busch Gardens Tampa Bay alleged that a model was falsely imprisoned after not being allowed to get off the Scorpion roller coaster. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sco…
Scorpion venom costs $39 million dollars per gallon. brobible.com/culture/arti…
Daddy long legs are not the most venomous spider and actually belong to the order of opiliones. Although they are arachnids they are more closely related to scorpions then spiders and do not have any venemous glands sciencedirect.com/topics/…
Scorpions glow under a black light. discovermagazine.com/the-…
Today I Learned that scorpion venom is the most expensive liquid estimated to be worth $39 million (USD) per gallon. businessinsider.com/scorp…
Footballers Olivier Giroud and Presnel Kimpembe voiced the Green Goblin and Scorpion in the French dub of Spiderman: New Generation standard.co.uk/sport/foot…
England has a small scorpion population, believed to be brought by fruit trade in the 19th century, making them the northernmost found scorpion species telegraph.co.uk/travel/sa…
There is one animal that can literally save its ass (for a while) by getting rid of it. An Argentinian scorpion called Ananteris balzanii removes its poisonous tail to hurt his foes, but loses his anus in the process. The result: his life is lengthened a bit but he gets chronic constipation journals.plos.org/plosone…
The CIA may have written Winds of Change by Scorpions to fell communism. theguardian.com/tv-and-ra…
The grasshopper mouse hunts scorpions and is immune to their poison en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gra…
Today I learned of the grasshopper mouse that hunts scorpions, turns venom into painkiller and howls like a wolf to lay claim to its territory. bbc.co.uk/programmes/prof…
358 millions years ago Earth was in the Carboniferous period, during that age oxygen levels were 15 percent higher than today thanks to the abundance of plant life, which meant scorpions were the size of dogs, a caterpillar was the size of an anaconda and dragonfly's were size of eagles earthlyuniverse.com/10-fa…
Scorpion venom is the most expensive liquid on the planet, priced at $39 million a gallon worthly.com/most-expensiv…
Scorpions glow bright blue under UV light, yet the scientific community still doesn't know the purpose of this adaptation! youtu.be/Ke1Oq8liFwI
In 1991, The band Scorpion present Gorbachev with a gold record from the song "Wind of change" and $70,000 of royalties. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Win…
In the Robin Williams led Peter Pan movie "Hook," the pirate that was punished by Captain Hook and crew by being put in the Boo Box full of scorpions was played by award winning actress Glenn Close en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gle…
PasiphaΓ«, mother of the Minotaur and wife to King Minos, placed a fidelity charm on Minos that would cause him to ejaculate serpents, scorpions, and centipedes, killing any unlawful concubine he laid with. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pas…
PasiphaΓ« bore the Minotaur by climbing into a hollow cow statue that Daedalus built and being impregnated by a sacred bull. Also, she cast a curse on her husband Minos so that every time he'd get it on with another girl he'd ejaculate scorpions etc, killing his lover from the inside. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pas…
Today I learned about the scorpion fly - a type of fly with genitals that resemble scorpion tails. They can help solve murder cases as they're the first insect to arrive to eat and mate on dead bodies. themarysue.com/scorption-…
Today I learned that a 2019 study grouped Horseshoe crabs as part of the Arachnida (A group that includes Spiders, Scorpions, Mites, Ticks, etc.) pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/3…
Dwayne Johnson was paid $5.5 million for his first leading role as Mathayus in "The Scorpion King". It's the highest salary of any first time leading actor ever. cinemablend.com/pop/Dwayn…
Scorpion venom is one of the most expensive items in the world. Weight for weight it's worth over 200 times more than gold. chemistryworld.com/news/c…
The most expensive liquid in the world is scorpion venom at $39,000,000 per gallon. hfmagazineonline.com/top-…
Today I learned about the USS Scorpion, a nuclear submarine that mysteriously sank with two nuclear torpedoes aboard, submerging a combined yield of 22 kilotons of explosive power, and its location remains unknown to this day.. nationalinterest.org/blog…
Scorpion venom is the most expensive liquid on earth at $38,858,507.46 per gallon far surpassing Thailand cobra venom which is $152,835.82 a gallon. cockeyed.com/science/gall…
Scorpions glow under black light. Certain molecules in a part of a scorpion's exoskeleton absorb the UV light and emit it as wavelengths of visible light that appear blue-green at night. nytimes.com/2017/12/04/sc…
There is a carnivorous species of mouse that can turn scorpion venom into a painkiller. The Grasshopper Mouse eats Bark scorpions as part of their diet, along with fellow mice. They also howl at night to stake their territory. bbc.co.uk/programmes/prof…
"Daddy Longlegs" insects are not actually spiders. In fact, the closest cousin they have is actually the scorpion. mentalfloss.com/article/5…
Some scorpions can shed their tail in order to escape a predator... but doing so also removes their anus (which is found in the tail!) and renders them unable to poop. They can live this way for another eight months. phenomena.nationalgeograp…
An AZ woman was billed $83,046 for 2 doses of medicine to treat scorpion sting--which would have cost $200 in Mexico azcentral.com/business/ar…
There’s a population of scorpions in England. They apparently established themselves in the 1860s from imported Italian building supplies en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eus…
Scorpions Glow Under UV Light animals.howstuffworks.com…
Scorpion venom costs $39,000,000/gallon youtu.be/mYVKlQPsATY
Scorpions are incredibly resilient. Scientists have frozen scorpions overnight, left them in the sun the following day, and when thawed, the arthropod walked away unscathed. animals.nationalgeographi…
The movie "The Scorpion King 4" is the sequel of a sequel of a sequel of a spinoff of the sequel of a remake that is currently getting a reboot trilogy. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
The Arizona Bark Scorpion carries it's young on it's back for the first few weeks of life. It also can be seen with a blacklight. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ari…
Scorpions glow brightly under blacklight due to a special protein found in the outer layer of their exoskeleton youtu.be/oP2oZ51YM0o
Today I learned of the Grasshopper Mouse, a carnivorous rodent that stalks scorpions, and centipedes, and howls to defend its territory. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gra…
Today I learned about Tunnel Rats, the men who infiltrated Vietcong tunnels during the Vietnam War. Once underground, they faced many deadly traps while crawling through the darkness: pungee spike pit falls, mines and boxes of scorpions attached to trip wires, snakes tethered to the tunnel walls, and much more. warhistoryonline.com/viet…
Scorpions evolved to glow under UV light and nobody is sure why. nbcnews.com/id/43027595/n…
In 1968 four naval submarines from multiple navies sank mysteriously: the Israeli Dakar, the French Minerve, the American Scorpion, and the Soviet K-129. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sov…
The anus of a scorpion is located right below their stinger, and if they lose their tail they can die of not defecating. nationalgeographic.com/sc…
Grasshopper Mice have adaptation to turn scorpion venom into a pain-killer. They now prey on scorpions. painresearchforum.org/new…
The first scorpions were amphibious and could reach 2.5m (8ft) in length en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eur…
, actor Daniel Pesina didn't just play Scorpion & Sub-Zero, mostly just color swaps of the same sprite, but even portrayed the otherwise different character Johnny Cage in Mortal Kombat as well, and TIL, he also had a younger brother named Carlos who portrayed Raiden in the franchise. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan…
Armies throughout history have used snakes, scorpions and bees as forms of biological warfare. This includes launching clay pots full of snakes onto enemy boats. thegreatcoursesdaily.com/…
A Scorpion species named as Androctonus Australis and this name is derived from two different languages. Greek and Latin, and it means the southern man-killer. youtu.be/tkat0rganHQ

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