Millipedes belong to the family of arthropods (small animals with jointed, paired legs and no internal spine). They are characterized by well-rounded body segments and numerous legs. They are closely related to lobsters, but unlike lobsters, millipedes are land dwellers. Read more: Are Millipedes Dangerous? Article
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