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The new leggiest animal on Earth

The leggiest animal on the planet, Eumillipes persephone Marek, 2021 with 1,306 legs. In September 2020, I received an email from Bruno Buzatto in Perth, Australia, about a millipede that he and his colleagues found in Western Australia. He explained … Continue reading

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A poem

Beautiful Millipedes I dreamed I am a millipede So beautiful and happy indeed What genus to be? Well, let’s see! Brachoria, Motyxia or Illacme Each with their own species Some with colors bright Some glow at night Brachoria, with species … Continue reading

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