"SHONGOLOLO !" Top 5 Page for this destination Botswana Favorite Tip by DAO
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Within minutes of arriving in Botswana I was confronted with this terrifying huge man-eating monster. Scared me to death! Then a South Africa guy behind me said ?Shongololo? and braved death to pick it up and put it outside. Actually this is just a very gentle African giant millipede. Absolutely harmelss and kind of cuddly once you get over their size. Shongololo comes from the Zulu and Xhosa word ?ukushonga? which meamns 'to roll up'. Please don?t step on them! Just pick them up genty and place them out of the way.
Just so you can appreciate how big they are. My shoe, which is pictured is a size:
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