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Giant Pill Millipedes (Sphaerotheriida order) are very cute and harmless little arthropods.­

They roll into a hard ball as a protection against predators.­ Normally, they look like this.

If you can identify the exact species of Giant Pill Millipedes (Sphaerotheriida order, Zephroniidae family), please post a comment or email me!

For more information about Sphaerotheriida, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Sphaerotheriida

Photo taken in Gunung Mulu National Park (Borneo)

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