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chiefly nocturnal predacious arthropod having a flattened body of 15 to 173 segments each with a pair of legs, the foremost pair being modified as prehensors

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The Centipede was the first to be pulled aboard, and he came willingly, though he objected when the constable put the handcuffs on him.
You didn't get the Porpoise," the Centipede said exultantly, as though his escape materially diminished our success.
Michigan, US-based tool company Affinity Tool Works, LLC has acquired New Mexico, US-based Centipede Support System manufacturer Centipede Tool, LLC as part of restreaming and rebranding BORA PortaMate product lines, the company said.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 21, 2017-Affinity Tool Works Acquires Centipede Tool to Rebrand BORA PortaMate Product Line
The government previously approved Toro Energy's plan to mine the Centipede and Lake Way Deposits, establish a processing plant and associated infrastructure back in 2013.
the only centipede in the order Scutigeromorpha found throughout North America is Scutigera coleoptera (L.
Presented by publishers America Star Books without editorial input, "Centipede Lovers" is a mini novel, or story about two gay centipede friends from Jerusalem who dream of living as openly gay centipedes in New York City.
Just three months after a 'walking' fish was discovered, another group of scientists has unearthed the a species of amphibious centipede.
In the second, a woman in a major panic rings 999 screaming about some sort of home invasion - and the intruder is actually a centipede.
com)-- As an up-and-coming actor, Hamzah Saman debuted, in Tom Six's horror film, The Human Centipede III (Final Sequence) as inmate 093, which was just released on Netflix and is now on DVD.
Since 1956, the adventive centipede Rhysida longipes longipes (Newport, 1845; Scolopendromorpha: Scolopendridae: Otostigminae) has been documented on 4 occasions from the South Florida counties Miami-Dade and Monroe (Chamberlin 1958; Crabill 1960; Shelley 2002; Shelley & Edwards 2004) with a 5th, unverified sighting likely representing this species (see Shelley & Edwards 2004 for detailed review).
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A GIANT venomous centipede has a new home in the UK after flying from Antigua in a Briton's dirty washing.
Trunk anomalies in the centipede Stigmatogaster subterranea provide insight into late-embryonic segmentation.
A report published recently in the journal Ecologica Montenegrina confirmed that when researchers found in Golem Grad, Macedonia, a 44-acre island also called Snake Island because of the large number of slithering reptiles, a centipede breaking free from a viper.