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This many-legged creature is common in the forest, and especially visible at certain times of year, late summer through fall. This particular individual was lighter colored than any I'd seen before--they're usually a shiny black with the bright yellow spots along the sides
Old mixed woods (Douglas fir, hemlock & Sitka spruce) in the duff.
The yellow spots are memorable warnings that the creature can exude hydrogen cyanide as a defense.
Lat: 44.14, Long: -124.12
Spotted on Sep 19, 2017
Submitted on Jan 28, 2018
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