Vietnamese Centipede


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

African Millipede - 11 web

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.