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Leggiest Animal On Earth Gets Rediscovered
2012-11-14 20:41:51

Scientists in California re-discovered the leggiest animal on Earth several years ago living outside Silicon Valley.

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2006-06-07 17:50:41

The world's leggiest creature is missing-in-action no more. A scientist found a rare species of millipede, last seen 80 years ago in central California, and has collected several of the inch-long bugs for study.

2006-06-07 12:00:00

An extremely rare species of millipede, and the one that comes closest to having 1,000 legs, has made its first appearance in 80 years.


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]