When you think of the glass house centipere, it might seem like a fairly harmless plant.
But what is it?
And what is the science behind its existence?
In this episode of National Review, I answer those questions.
I talk with author and science writer John P. O’Donnell, who coined the term “glass house centiped” to describe the plant’s unusual behavior.
He has described it as “a giant of the arthropod world,” but it is not.
This article originally appeared on National Review.com.
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