App: 12.7cms long Interesting facts: - Weight: 10 - 40 g - Size: 4 - 18 cm - Life expectancy: up to 15 years - Distribution: Europe, America, Africa - Colours: brown, black The scorpion looks very dangerous because of its pincers, but in fact it is not. The scorpion is actually very timid. Only if you threaten a scorpion, can you be stung. By day, the scorpion shuns the light and hides under stones or bark. At night, it extends its mandible sensors and looks for prey. Prey is caught with the pincers. The scorpion only uses its sting if the prey resists. Its favorite prey is the centipede