PHOTO: Acid-shooting 'spider-scorpion' found in park will haunt your nightmares

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Beware arachnophobes!

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The National Parks Service social media account posted a picture of a bug seen at the Big Bend National Park in Texas. When looking at the image, the creature appears to resemble a cross between a spider and a scorpion, Fox News reported.

According to the Big Bend Facebook page, the animal is called a vinegaroon and is also referred to as a whip scorpion. The creepy crawlies come out during the summer and look for “food and love.”

“Vinegaroons are about 3 inches long and relatively benign unless you happen to annoy them," read the post. "They can pinch with their heavy mouthparts (pedipalps) and shoot a well-aimed spray of 85% acetic ac