Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Wonderfully Wild Wednesday: Nature's exaggeration

Posted by: Rebecca Whitham, Communications



Although their name literally means "thousand-legged," most millipedes have no more than 300 legs.


Millipedes have two pairs of legs per body segment, and a mature millipede averages about 40-60 segments.

Photo by Ryan Hawk/Woodland Park Zoo.

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