Centipedes do have poisonous front claws, but their claws are too small to bite through human skin. They have fewer legs and they move more quickly. Discover more science facts for kids: http://easyscienceforkids.com/all-about-centipedes-and-millipedes/
Puerto Rican Giant Centipede (Scolopendra sp. - possibly the true Scolopendra gigantea). Everyone wants theirs to be the biggest. If not gigantea, what is it? This not very gigantic specimen is a young child.