Are Centipedes Poisonous?


All centipedes produce poison with which they use to subdue their victim. However, centipede bites are normally more painful for human beings than they are dangerous. The most powerful of centipede poisons contain histamine, acetylcholine and serotonin.
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Venom is the poison the centipedes contain. Their poison claws act like
Centipedes are poisonous & millipedes are not poisonous, but many species have a form of venom. Neat!
Only the giant centipede is actually poisonous, but what you describe is a common centipede. Harmless. So harmless that my kids pick them up to feed to our pet turtles! Centipedes
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