Vietnamese Centipede

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One of the largest centipedes, the Vietnamese centipede grows up to eight inches long. It has 21 body segments with one pair of legs on each. Deceptively attractive with a reddish-brown color and yellowish-orange legs, this centipede is aggressive. Holding prey down with its legs, it kills it with a venomous bite.

Giant African Millipede

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This elongate arthropod moves slowly, thus, cannot make a quick escape. For protection, its body is lined with many repugnatory defense glands. When the millipede is disturbed, these glands secrete a foul smelling and tasting liquid.