Scientific Name: Mastigoproctus giganteus

Found In: humid, moist areas in the southern and southwestern United States and Mexico

Size: 4 – 6 inches

Diet: Carnivore: insects, millipedes, scorpions and terrestrial isopods

Threat Level: Not assessed

Facts: As a defense mechanism, vinegaroons can spray a vinegar-like substance from a gland at the end of their body by the base of the tail.

Vinegaroon - Whip Scorpion