Don’t go in the tall grass....

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I once dropped one in to an arowana with a very high feeding response. He smashed it as soon as it but the water as expected, but he immediately spit it out and didn't trust anything I put in the tank for almost a week after.
Wow, guess I won't be trying that anytime soon; getting these guys to trust you and then keeping that trust isn't always easy, they're quite sensitive characters ime.

A couple of years ago there was a story going around about a lady saying her kid was nearly blinded by sleeping on one these millipedes:

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Wait.....what😵😬
They really can get that big down there? Up here they seem to top out at 1”.
Oh yes lol. And multiple species of spider as large as your hand, we have solifugids (camel spiders), vinegaroons, and even trees called a manchineel- a tree so toxic that rain drops that fall through it's leaves will themselves become so toxic that if they fall on you, your skin will form huge blisters before peeling off. The tree's poison can blind. If you eat any of it, you will die.

Why anyone wants to love here is completely beyond me to be honest 😂😂😂

Wow, guess I won't be trying that anytime soon; getting these guys to trust you and then keeping that trust isn't always easy, they're quite sensitive characters ime.

A couple of years ago there was a story going around about a lady saying her kid was nearly blinded by sleeping on one these millipedes:

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Yeah the trust is a big deal. I felt bad after I did that.

That's nuts that it almost blinded that kid!

This water scorpion always freaks me outView attachment 1396010
Honestly? That seems entirely reasonable 😂
 

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Why anyone wants to love here is completely beyond me to be honest 😂😂😂
Australians laugh at the stuff you have, it is nothing compared to what they have lol.

I took some pictures of the trees changing colors near my college.
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Oh yes lol. And multiple species of spider as large as your hand, we have solifugids (camel spiders), vinegaroons, and even trees called a manchineel- a tree so toxic that rain drops that fall through it's leaves will themselves become so toxic that if they fall on you, your skin will form huge blisters before peeling off. The tree's poison can blind. If you eat any of it, you will die.

Why anyone wants to love here is completely beyond me to be honest 😂😂😂
Wow, I didn’t know Florida had such large creepy crawlies. Lol
That’s crazy about the tree😱
I’ve been looking at houses in Florida and getting more and more serious about a big move. Haha😆 I’ll take the big bugs and killer trees over endless negative temperatures. We have a snow storm hitting tomorrow night and just the thought makes me want to cry.
 

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Wow, I didn’t know Florida had such large creepy crawlies. Lol
That’s crazy about the tree😱
I’ve been looking at houses in Florida and getting more and more serious about a big move. Haha😆 I’ll take the big bugs and killer trees over endless negative temperatures. We have a snow storm hitting tomorrow night and just the thought makes me want to cry.
Yeah I'll take my chances with 15' predatory reptiles over snow any day lmao.

Plus, for a nature nerd, all the unique wildlife down here isn't exactly a bad thing if we're being honest. Just gotta figure out which ones not to touch :p 😂
 

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Yeah I'll take my chances with 15' predatory reptiles over snow any day lmao.

Plus, for a nature nerd, all the unique wildlife down here isn't exactly a bad thing if we're being honest. Just gotta figure out which ones not to touch :p 😂
Haha, exactly.
 

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Coming home after some Black Friday shopping my husband spotted this beautiful snowy owl on an electronic poll.
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I’ve seen less then a handful of these guys in the wild, so it was very special.
 
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