Gumps are small, bug-like creatures, resembling a scorpion. Their diet consist's of ladybirds, ants and flies.
The tail on their back is not poisonus, but gives off the impression of being poisonus by the bright colors at the end if the tail, water dripping out of it, meaning Gumps need alot of water every day.
Gumps hatch from eggs, which the mother places in a puddle or a lake, depen on where she is. She covers it up with leaves, then digs down, hiding in the soil, watching her eggs.
Gumps are very often confused with scorpions.