Today Rick came home from work and began doing some yard clearing. We need to make a run for the goats and sheep to keep them out of the back yard and he was trying to move some old raised flower beds.
I went grocery shopping and upon returning Rick was yelling for me to come into the back yard. I went.
Now, Since being in Texas I have encountered scorpions, huge rattlesnakes and big spined cactus. I have seen wildlife that is less dangerous like the Armadillo and Roadrunner. However, I was not prepared for what he was going to show me.
“Now, you have heard of a centipede” Rick asked me. Of course I have was my reply. My head was thinking the small things we have seen in the woods and under rocks.
NO! What he showed me was a pretty colored nasty beast about 7-8 inches long and fighting mad! For a look, go here.
This thing could go up on the back legs and fight! I found out they travel in pairs and are poisonous. He had already killed the mate. They will chase you, or another animal, and they are painful and poisonous.
I am almost afraid of what I will learn next living here!