Millipede with small worm

Millipede with small worm

Observation - Millipede with small worm. Description: This millipede might appear to be extruding reddish material from its mouth, having just been in physical contact with a mobile worm-like creature. Is this a known defensive reaction of millipedes? (I can’t quite eliminate the possibility of fortuitous ju

This millipede might appear to be extruding reddish material from its mouth, having just been in physical contact with a mobile worm-like creature. Is this a known defensive reaction of millipedes? (I can’t quite eliminate the possibility of fortuitous juxtaposition of material from the background surface).