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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.

Image 1 - Millipede Warns Predators By Glowing
2011-09-26 11:10:19

The world's only bioluminescent millipedes use their glow as a warning signal to nocturnal predators, a University of Arizona-led research team has discovered.

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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
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.