Fangs for the Memories

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Event type: talk, meet the scientist

Location: Attenborough Studio

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Free, no ticket required

There are around 3,500 species of centipede, present on all continents except Antarctica.

All are predators, injecting venom using fang-like appendages that house a venom gland.

The biggest, most aggressive species - some capable of preying on bats, rodents and birds - belong to a group composed of at least 700 species with a fossil record that extends back more than 300 million years.

Join us to find out more about these spectacular animals.

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