- Some of my ancestors lived here on earth over fifteen million years ago, in the Miocene erra.
- I have defensive spikes all over my back.
- There are at least 14 species living in North America
- Humans have been fascinated by one of my bloodier defense moves since at least 1651 AD, when Francisco Hernandez watched my show.
- I have both oviparous and viviparous Mama's among my aunts, and I like to eat ants!