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Centipede Texas (Scolopendra polymorpha) - Scolopendra polymorpha

Centipede Texas (Scolopendra polymorpha) - Scolopendra polymorpha
Near Buffalo Gap, Texas, Taylor County, Texas, USA
May 24, 2009
Size: About 5 inches
We live in a 26 year old authentic log cabin. This one crawled inside, from between the logs, into my son's room. My husband caught it with a leather glove on his hand, it tried to bite him. These things are very aggressive. I'd rather deal with a snake than one of these. We've since had our cabin re-chinked between the logs, so we will hopefully not have these visitors inside anymore. Of course, we took it out on the land and set it free.

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I'll Bet...
one of those would put a hurtin' on you if you were to roll over on it in your sleep!

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