A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife
It has a nearly cylindrical gray body, reaching a length of 4 inches (100 mm). When threatened, they sometimes curl up or release a noxious liquid that contains large amounts of benzoquinones which can cause dermatological burns. This fluid may irritate eyes or skin.
Our first American spotting!
Spotted on Sep 23, 2012
Submitted on Oct 7, 2012