Photographs of Centipedes to Make Your Skin Crawl

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Getting up close and personal with a centipede may not be many photographer's idea of a good time, but as this collection of photographs shows, it's can result in some great shots. These photographs of centipedes from around the world show what you can get when you're lucky enough to see one.

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Centipede by tibchris, on Flickr

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Centipede-6 by Jetportal, on Flickr

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Centipede – I guess 😛 by ind{yeah}, on Flickr

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Scutigère véloce by JR Guillaumin, on Flickr

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Portrait: centipede with an attitude by ◄M►, on Flickr

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centipede by me and the sysop, on Flickr

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Centipede close-up by quinet, on Flickr

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Office wildlife by sylvar, on Flickr

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Long-legged Centipede (Thereuopoda clunifera) by motnworb, on Flickr

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Untitled by ecmorgan, on Flickr

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legs by joe reicherts, on Flickr

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Creepy and Large by harryalverson, on Flickr

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Centipede in Borneo by DavidDennisPhotos.com, on Flickr

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DSC00029 Diplopoda by Mick E. Talbot, on Flickr

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20101009-LSC-0060 by Lance Cheung, on Flickr

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Crazy Bug (House Centipede) by Sterlic, on Flickr

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Small centipede by Unique Multiples, on Flickr

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Centipede by ChodHound, on Flickr

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house centipede by nancybeetoo, on Flickr

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Many of those are millipedes (#2, 4,11,14,15,16, & 17 if I counted right). They have 2 pairs of legs per body segment.
Centipedes have 1 pr of legs per body segment. Nice photos!

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