More Centipede

I promised Andrea to show more of the centipede I had in my macros post, so if you cringe at creepy-crawlies––-especially those with dozens of legs, you’d better skip this post. If you are viewing it, though, click on photos to enlarge. It really is beautiful–like nature’s jewelry. In case you are wondering, it has 42 legs if those two in back qualify as legs. The two in front are antennae. If you are wondering why I didn’t tag this as an insect, blame Forgottenman. He has just informed me that a centipede is an arthropod, not an insect. Hmmm. Checked it out and he is right.

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My blog, which started out to be about overcoming grief, quickly grew into a blog about celebrating life. I post daily: poems, photographs, essays or stories. I've lived in countries all around the globe but have finally come to rest in Mexico, where I've lived since 2001. My books may be found on Amazon in Kindle and print format, my art in local Ajijic galleries. Hope to see you at my blog.

17 thoughts on “More Centipede

    1. lifelessons Post author

      But in fact, Derrick, you made me realize I substituted an “n” for an “r.” Actually, they are Arthropods. And actually, some insects are arthropods but centipedes aren’t insects. Confusing. Nonetheless, “Ha,” to your comment.



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