“It’s stinging me!” screeched Gretchen as she rushed into the house.
Yes, “screeched” is the word she later used to describe the loud noise she made.
As you can see, she then managed to fling this Striped Bark Scorpion off her, but the Centruroides vittatus landed on the sink.
Like the one I stepped on recently, this one hurt like a bee sting, but caused no noticeable damage by the next morning.
The amusing part is that Gretchen did not get this scorpion here at the farm.
She got it in downtown Valdosta.