California is a pretty big place. Parts of it are desert, parts of it are mountainous, parts of it are wet and heavily forested, etc. The Bay Area is not a desert and I wouldn't have guessed that there were scorpions there. Besides, the area I live in is a desert and there are no scorpions here.Designed by Apple in California....California is a desert?
Fist thing I did was yell out things I wouldn't be allowed to post here!I'm naturally curious about the series of events that happened immediately after you saw it. Were pictures your first instinct? What's happened to it now?
It currently resides in a gatorade bottle (Used chopsticks to get it in there)Scarlet Fever said:did you pick it up and put it outside?
I'm as surprised as you are!MoparShaha said:Damn! We've got scorpions in the Bay Area?
Yes it isSmurfed said:Is that an 8800 GTX?
Believe me, I did!byakuya said:now that is scary...
amazing that you had the idea to take pictures for all of us to see
I probably would have freaked...
I knowJunBug119 said:you should dust more often
I totally agree! it amazes me how some of the big spiders get in my house, but a scorpion!? how the hell did it get in there?I'm glad I live in the UK, we only have to put up with house spiders.
Generally, in the US, you want to encounter the larger ones. Their venom is less potent. It's the really small ones you have to worry about.Anyhow, I visit some family in California, my first day there, I woke up to a NEON Green Scorpion, about TWICE the size of that thing - in my SHOES.
I don't know why, but those things freak me out.
The only scorpion I've ever seen in my 16 years of living in Arizona appeared in the middle of my kitchen floor, and I was about 4 inches away from stepping on it with my bare foot.another thought for you......what if it were walking underneath your desk....next to your feet..........?