|Geographical Range||Southern and southwestern United States|
|Habitat||Deserts, grasslands, scrublands, forests|
|Scientific Name||Mastigoproctus giganteus|
|Conservation Status||Not listed by IUCN|
You can't judge an animal by its cover. Although it looks scary, this relative of scorpions has no sting. Instead, it defends itself by releasing a sour vinegar smell.