Types of Scorpions

Of the 1,500 species of scorpion some 100 species have a sting which can be dangerous to humans. However, only experts can tell the difference between many types of scorpions and there is no way of knowing which are the most dangerous. Often you must rely on your supplier to identify them correctly. If you [...]

Feeding Your Pet Scorpion

Crickets and locusts are the main options when it comes to feeding, and many exotic pet owners end up becoming insect breeders in order to facilitate scorpion feeding. It can become an interesting hobby in itself, and species such as Locusta migratoria and the Ecuadorian short-horned grasshopper can be interesting to observe. Insects can be [...]

Recreating Your Scorpion’s Natural Habitat

Scorpions are perceived as one of the most dangerous exotic pets, and indeed they are! They make fascinating pets, but you need to handle them with care, and an important part of being a responsible owner is learning how they survive in their natural habitat. Keeping scorpions happily in captivity requires that you recreate their [...]