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Millipedes

Eerie Fluorescent Creatures Discovered At Old Prison

Posted 03.29.2013 | Science

By: Douglas Main, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer Published: 03/28/2013 11:39 AM EDT on LiveScience A plan to eliminate rats on Alcatraz, home to th...

Weird Wriggler Dubbed World's Leggiest Creature

Posted 11.15.2012 | Science

By: Trevor Stokes, LiveScience Contributor Published: 11/14/2012 09:44 AM EST on LiveScience The world's leggiest creature on record is even more ...

LOOK: Is The Bay Area Home To The World's Strangest Animal?

Robin Wilkey | Posted 11.16.2012 | San Francisco

Northern California scientists have long been baffled by the rare 750-legged millipede, Illacme Plenipes, which broke the world record for the leggies...

The Littlest Wildlife

Ken White | Posted 07.31.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

Butterflies are beautiful, but so too are these millipedes. Next time you see some little thing crawling, hopping, flying, or scurrying by on what seems like a surplus of legs, say "Gadzooks, it's an invert" instead of "Ewww, it's a bug."