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Synonyms for millipede

any of numerous herbivorous nonpoisonous arthropods having a cylindrical body of 20 to 100 or more segments most with two pairs of legs

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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.
Giant millipede 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 best.
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.