Scorpions can be very dangerous pests. They are related to mites, ticks, and also spiders. An estimated 1,500 scorpion species exist in the world and 70 different species in the United States alone! They have 4 pair of legs and also a pair of pinchers in the front. When looking at them, you are going to find a segmented long tail with their stinger at the end. If you find these insects on your property, you need to get rid of them immediately as they can pose a serious threat to your family and others.