There are over 1500 species of Scorpions, Emperor Scorpion is the most common species to be kept as a pet. They are not great for handling, but they are quiet, clean and easy to care for.
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Scorpions can be kept in colonies, but cannibalism is common if insufficient food is available.
The average lifespan for a Scorpion is 6-8 years.