Caption: Millipede (Narceus americanus) is a forest dwelling arthropod found in the eastern U.S. and southeastern Canada. Contrary to their name, millipedes have nowhere close to a thousand legs. In fact most have fewer than a hundred. They are nocturnal and feed on decomposing vegetation.

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Keywords: animal, arthropod, exoskeleton, forest dwelling, invertebrate, jointed legs, millipede, narceus americanus, segmented, zoology

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