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11 animals that use odor as a weapon

By: Bryan Nelson on July 30, 2014, 6:20 p.m.

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These leggy bugs are not biters like centipedes are, but they have another form of weaponry. Many species can emit various foul-smelling liquid secretions through microscopic holes called ozopores along the sides of their bodies. These secretions can also burn the skin, so handling millipedes is not recommended, even if you can stand the stench.