This is a video of a Seychelles giant millipede, attacked by a crab.
Photos are here.
Herbivores (species that eat plants; e.g. caterpillars) consume more non-native (introduced from other places) oak leaf material in areas with diverse native plant communities than in less diverse communities. Why diverse plant communities tend to resist invasion by non-native plants, remains uncertain. Researchers from the Illinois Natural History Survey and the Morton Arboretum have been examining the potential role of herbivores on the invasion of non-native plant species in diverse plant communities. Read more here.
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- World’s Leggiest Animal Found Near Silicon Valley (news.nationalgeographic.com)
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- Video: This 750-Leg Millipede is the Leggiest Creature in the World (blogs.smithsonianmag.com)