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Giant centipedes can kill prey 15 times bigger than they are, thanks to this critical toxin

Centipede venoms pack a serious punch—causing rapid paralysis in lizards, cockroaches, and other animals unlucky enough to be on the invertebrate’s dinner menu. They’ve even been known to kill people, but until recently, we had no idea why.

Found out more at: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/01/giant-centipedes-can-kill-prey-15-times-bigger-they-are-thanks-critical-toxin?utm_source=newsfromscience&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=giantcentipede-17469