2What are they?Millipedes are myriapods. The word myriapods means “many legs”.
3What 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.
4What does they eat?Millipedes eat rotting plants, including fruit and vegetables.
5Where 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.
6How does it move?Millipedes glide smoothly and slowly on their many legs.