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The giant desert hair scorpion is the largest in scorpion North America. When a suitable victim wanders by, the scorpion grabs the doomed creature with its pinchers and stings the prey.
The Giant Desert Hairy Scorpion is the largest scorpion in North America. They are an aggressive, nocturnal, active scorpion that is usually yellow with a dark top and has lobster-like pincers. They, along with 50 species of invertebrates, are living in the Insect Zoo at the San Francisco Zoo.
Your Adopt-an-Animal donation will be used to support these mysterious invertebrates and further the San Francisco Zoological Society's mission to connect people to wildlife, inspire caring for nature and advance conservation action.
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