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Old 05-11-17, 07:12 AM   #1 (permalink)
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The stuff of nightmares

This guy/girl is around 8 inches long

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I didn't feel like trying to measure her
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Cool critter, I can do spiders and tarantulas but for some reason these things just freak me out haha
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Seen a few of those for sale and I saw one at a show that topped 12".

I could see myself owning most things but i have red lines!..
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Cool critter, I can do spiders and tarantulas but for some reason these things just freak me out haha
They really do make my skin crawl

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Seen a few of those for sale and I saw one at a show that topped 12".

I could see myself owning most things but i have red lines!..
Thing is if you did get one of these, and woke up in the morning to find it had escaped. How would you sleep at night, personally I'd just torch the house and claim the insurance
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Awesome critter! you can keep it there though..
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Awesome critter! you can keep it there though..
There's 2 of the freakin things and we don't want them either
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This guy/girl is around 8 inches long

I have just uploaded these images:
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I have always wanted one, isn't happening though till I move out lol. I saw one that measured something like 14 inches at an insectarium presentation once.
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They really do make my skin crawl

Thing is if you did get one of these, and woke up in the morning to find it had escaped. How would you sleep at night, personally I'd just torch the house and claim the insurance
I was in New Mexico some years back, just outside the Carlsbad Caverns cave entrance, waiting for the "bat exodus", where over two million bats come streaming out the caves at dusk in search of food...quite the sight!

Anyway, my wife and I were sitting there waiting for the bats to come out when I looked down to the left, on the ground below the cement benches we were sitting on, and there was a 9-12" centipede crawling along the edge of the ground and benches. It came to within a foot or two of where I was sitting, and then hung a right turn and disappeared into a crack. It didn't freak me out, but I was watching that crack for the next two hours while watching the bats. I'm sure I missed a few coming out!!
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I have always wanted one, isn't happening though till I move out lol. I saw one that measured something like 14 inches at an insectarium presentation once.
Seriously you want one these things . Your much braver than I am

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I was in New Mexico some years back, just outside the Carlsbad Caverns cave entrance, waiting for the "bat exodus", where over two million bats come streaming out the caves at dusk in search of food...quite the sight!

Anyway, my wife and I were sitting there waiting for the bats to come out when I looked down to the left, on the ground below the cement benches we were sitting on, and there was a 9-12" centipede crawling along the edge of the ground and benches. It came to within a foot or two of where I was sitting, and then hung a right turn and disappeared into a crack. It didn't freak me out, but I was watching that crack for the next two hours while watching the bats. I'm sure I missed a few coming out!!
Mate if I had been you I would have moved seats a bit further away, like France or somewhere
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I have always wanted one, isn't happening though till I move out lol. I saw one that measured something like 14 inches at an insectarium presentation once.
They're insanely fast, they've got venom more potent than some hots and they're escape artist's extraordinaire!

No thanks.

Why they're not dwa over here I've no idea!
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