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Millipede invasion causes train wreck

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An invasion of millipedes in Australia is believed to have been responsible for a train crash.

Considered invasive pests, black Portuguese millipedes were introduced in to the country in 1953 and have been making a nuisance of themselves ever since. When threatened the insects secrete hydrogen cyanide that can be particularly nasty if it comes in to contact with the skin or eyes.

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That must have been a shitload of bugs. Wild stuff.

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It would cause a train wreck around here cause I hate those things. They bite too.

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That's. Just. Gross. Period.

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Ugh... bug guts... that stink an stain, by the millions. Gross to the nth degree.

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I've kept numerous millipedes and have ever had one bite me or spray me with any defensive secretions. It's all in how you handle them...

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So what you're saying is that you shouldn't handle them with a train?

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