Where Do Scorpions Live?
There are at least 1,300 different species of scorpions in the world; about 90 of them live in the US. Most scorpions live in the west… In fact, only 5 out of 90 scorpion species naturally live EAST of the Mississippi! The most venomous scorpions in the U.S. in Greater Phoenix AZ!
Scorpions live on ALL the continents except for Antarctica! They’re much higher in number throughout the desert and semi desert climates. Scorpions also live in tropical and subtropical areas, savannas, rain forests, grasslands, at high elevations like in the Alps, Himalayas, and the Andes mountains.
Out of 1,300 scorpions in the world… ONLY 25 species are dangerous. ONLY ONE scorpion species in the US is potentially life threatening – The Arizona Bark Scorpion [Read more…]