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One would think that anyone living in Hawaii would automatically be an expert on millipedes because they are so abundant here, but just because you may come in contact with these insects every day does not mean that you know everything there is to know about them. In fact, there are a few fun facts that you may not be aware of at all. Let’s take a look at the top five things you didn’t know about millipedes!
It is a well-known fact that Hawaii has a rich natural history and harbors many species of plants and animals native to our state. The beauty of our corner of the world is what attracts so many visitors and folks looking to settle here every year. Living alongside the nature that brought people here is wonderful just as long as it stays outside. Often, people and nature do not mix well. Such is the case with the number of spiders that live on our islands.
Centipedes are predatory animals with pincers on their front legs that are infused with venom. When centipedes grasp their prey, they inject them with poisonous venom, which is referred to as a centipede bite. Centipedes are typically shy and would prefer to hide from humans, but if they are hunting for food or cornered, they will bite in self-defense.
If you live in Hawaii, you may have noticed that there is no shortage of bugs here on the islands. And one type of insect we are all familiar with is ants. This article focuses on the three most common ants in Hawaii; pavement ants, pharaoh ants, and carpenter ants; the issues they bring with them, and what to do if you have an infestation.