If you’re considering keeping an Arizona bark scorpion as a pet, you’re in for a treat! These venomous creatures are native to the southwestern United States and are known for their striking appearance and unique behavior. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll cover all the basics of Arizona bark scorpions, including their range and habitat, physical characteristics, and tips for safely caring for them as exotic pets.
|Native range||Southwestern United States (Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico)|
|Lifespan||3-7 years in the wild, up to 10 years in captivity|
|Size||Up to 3 inches in length|
|Diet||Insects (crickets, mealworms, beetles, grasshoppers), small lizards, and mice|
|Venom toxicity||Highly venomous, can cause severe pain, numbness, and even death in humans and pets|
|Habitat||Desert scrub, grassland, rocky areas|
|Behavior||Nocturnal, solitary, venomous|