Giant centipede video

Stuart Hine

Join Museum entomologist, Stuart Hine, and discover more about the world's largest species of centipede, Scolopendra gigantea . Take a close-up look at the specimen recently found crawling up a living room wall in Islington, London.

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Last year nearly 100,000 specimens were loaned to scientific institutions and researchers worldwide.