Tumblr user Nest of Vellum was all ready to add this caterpillar to a friend's insect collection -- and to celebrate, they decided to throw it a final birthday party.
But the pics were so charming, they had no choice but to let it live.
Scorpions were bad enough when they didn't have wings! What have we done to deserve this?
In reality, the tail of this fly isn't really a stinger -- it's his giant fly dong.
So sure, scorpion flies are harmless, but that doesn't mean they won't forever haunt your dreams.