Our floor monsters have always looked like the one in this vid — blunt-nosed and stupid, quick to curl into a frightened ball. But this morning on the tile by the bathroom door there was this creature: eight inches long, evil-looking with a cocky vibe. After a high-pitched scream and the photo, I tried to sweep him up and he shot me a look of contempt over his shoulders.
In Thai this is a ตะขาบ (takhab). Click to learn more about GIANT POISONOUS CENTIPEDES OF THAILAND.