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Sanguilestus gracilis
("blood robber" "slender")

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Specimen #01127, 5/10/2001

Length: 3 inches long, without legs

Composition: 1/2cc hypodermic syringe, sterling silver wire, red copper wire, stainless steel scalpel blades

Collection site: Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands

Comments: There's something to be said for that all-over bright 12 karat gold. Those scalpel claws feel so appropriate. I felt them in a different way, too -- I got one of my fingers caught in there as I was working on this.

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