2 What are they?Millipedes are myriapods. The word myriapods means “many legs”.
3 What do they look like?Millipedes have long, segmented bodies. Each of their segments have a pair of tiny legs. They can be black, brown or red. Millipedes also have small antennae on their heads and a hard shell called an exoskeleton.
4 What does they eat?Millipedes eat rotting plants, including fruit and vegetables.
5 Where do they live?Millipedes live in all parts of the world, especially in moist places such as in leaf litter and under wood and bark.
6 How does it move?Millipedes glide smoothly and slowly on their many legs.