A scorpion, an arachnid with lobster-like pincers and a stinging tail. Depicted as a light-brown scorpion from above, often facing left, with its pincers and curving stinger raised. Shown with six or, accurately, eight legs in addition to its pincers.
Often used to represent ♏ Scorpio in the Western zodiac.
WhatsApp’s scorpion is reddish in color, as is Microsoft’s stinger.
Scorpion was approved as part of Unicode 8.0 in 2015 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.