We could, I suppose, strap them to the legs of our pets, but I do not see how we can cope with 9,398 of them unless we are accompanied by a team of giant millipedes
wherever we go.
measures about the length of a sausage and bears the common name 'wandering leg sausage,' which also is at the root of its Latin name: 'Crurifarcimen vagans'.
The top 10 newly discovered species, clockwise from top left: a tiny attack wasp, a night-blooming orchid, an underworld worm, a blue tarantula, a sneezing monkey, a venomous box jellyfish, a fungus named after the cartoon character SpongeBob, a Nepalese poppy, an extinct 'walking cactus', and, centre, a giant millipede
Only one animal is known to have existed in forest habitats at that time - a giant millipede
- although many other insects, including early types of spiders, are thought to have existed.
So come to the Scholarship Games, run, swim, spell, and say "hello" to a hissing cockoach, an African giant millipede
, and the bearded dragon
Fearless youngsters can also hold a hairy bird-eating tarantula, a giant millipede
and a hissing cockroach at the handling sessions, which take place twice daily, at midday and 3pm.
The mini-beast handling session saw the youngsters, quite literally, getting to grips with a tarantula, a giant millipede
, stick insects and hissing cockroaches.
Attractions include 'Spooky Animal Encounters' in the classroom, with witches and best friends the Hissing Cockroach, Giant Millipede
and Emperor Scorpion.
There will be a mini-beast handling session, with an opportunity to get to grips with a tarantula, a giant millipede
, stick insects and cockroaches.
A snake, a tarantula, a giant millipede
, frogs, and for cuteness, a fluffy rabbit, were all shown to fascinated youngsters.
They had the chance to pick up a tarantula, corn snake, giant land snail, cockroaches, worms and a giant millipede
in a nature class.
Youngsters at Marton Manor Primary School, in Middlesbrough, got to grips with a giant millipede
from West Africa, a South American pepper tree frog and a Madagascan hissing cockroach.
We liked the giant cockroach, snake and giant millipede
Among the scary bugs were a Chilean Rose tarantula, a West African giant millipede
, scorpions, a corn snake from Florida, and a land snail which grows to the size of a man's fist.
The enterprising family now own a Burmese python, iguanas, horn snakes, tarantulas and giant millipedes
as part of their animal party company.