So, ... Don't try this at home.
No scorpions were harmed in the making of this post.
On the video, I called this a brown scorpion, because ... well, that's what I call it.
However, in doing a little Googling, I think it may be our striped scorpion.
These are really common in wood piles, or under anything that sits outside for awhile.
They really do come in the house occasionally and I actually did haul one inside in a stack of mail once.
Luckily, he slithered out just after I plunked the mail down on the bed, so I noticed him before he slipped under the covers.
That would have been bad.
One of these crawled up my pants leg when I was doing some fencing years ago and it zapped me about 3 times as I frantically tried to remove it before it got any higher.
Not fun, but no worse than a wasp sting ... in case you were wondering about the venom.
Nothing like a stingray sting.
THAT really hurts.