A few months ago,I saw what seems to be a centipede,I say that BC each end looked like a head in that it seemed to have antennae at both ends.
The one i saw, was 9" easy!
It looked Just like the Vincent Price movie "Tinglier"(except it was black).
Is this the thing your all talking about?
I see Millipedes all the time,slow & stupid.
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My all time favorite YouTube video--I think it was posted on a previous thread here a while back.
Once I was waiting tables several years ago at an outdoors, beach restaurant in STX and was explaining the specials to a table of tourists when I felt a centipede crawl over my foot. I had been bitten before and knew what they felt like. I screamed and leaped away from the table. Luckily it didn't bite. The tourists thought I was nuts and didn't quite understand how nasty these centipedes were, even after I tried to explain.
It's really very simple...gongoloes aka:millipedes are irritating....centipedes are SATAN!! AAAAAHHHH!!!! look up any of my previous posts of true tales and you'll get an idea of just how horrible these can be. If you are just tuning in...I have a huge "collection" of centipedes in sealed jars dating back years. Yes, I know it's weird, but we all have our own ways of dealing with them. It's SO true that you can't just 'kill them'...so I choose to spray then put the BIG heavy can of spray on top and then get my empty jar and fill with white vinegar (or rum....naahh!!) and then with my 3-ft. long BBQ tongs (never again to be used for food) put into said jar and quickly put lid on said jar and seal lid with approx. 18 feet of duct tape. Then sit back and watch how LONG it takes for them to stop MOVING (longest was 53 mins.) while trying very hard not to scream and do the "got the willies" dance...
need more jars.-o
I don't know how to send you tube to this site...Sorry
I just google youtube and in the search box I enter St Croix Centipede. Tell me how to send it here and i will.
Last story...maybe. We were eating at one of the finer establishments on STX. It was packed..high season. A lady at a table starts screaming and jumping up. All the locals thought it must be a centipede, so everyone starts getting a little nervous. A rat runs by and everybody is like "No problem..It's just a rat". We all thought it was a centipede. The tourist thought we were all crazy!!!
BIIIGG nightmares tonight! I will be walking on my tippy-toes getting whiplash looking EVERYwhere ALL at once...
MY GOD!!...puh-LEASE tell me that wasn't near my house.....
actually, I've seen a smaller version of this yellow-legged centipede when I lived out east...I'm in LaGrande Princesse now. Not that I feel any better....GEEZ!!!....ick!