20 Oct 2017

Critter of the Week: The Centipede!

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 3:24 pm on 20 October 2017

It's our 100th episode of Critter of the Week ! so to mark that we celebrate the centipede!

Ok, so doesn't atually have 100 legs, but it does have quite a few!

Critter of the week kicked off  on 17 Sept 2015 with the gravel maggot and pausing only for holiday breaks, we have learned about 8 plants, 1 carnivorous plant, 1 bat, 3 marine mammals, 3 frogs, 9 reptiles, 6 freshwater fish and only 14 birds - the rest have been a mix of the weird and wonderful and very small creatures in our ecosystem.

Centipede Cormocephalus rubriceps

Centipede Cormocephalus rubriceps Photo: Colin Miskelly/ Te Papa

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