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Phobaeticus chani, a stick bug from Borneo, is the world's longest insect. Looking like a pencil-thin shoot of bamboo, large specimens of the dull-green insect measure about 22 inches when its twig-like legs are extended. Its body length is about 14 inches.

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Nature never fails to amaze me. A stick insect, known as the Mossy Walking-stick (Trychopeplus laciniatus).

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earth-song: Extinct For 80 Years: Giant Walking Stick Rediscovered Two Australian scientists, David Priddel and Nicholas Carlile have rediscovered Dryococelus australis, a giant walking stick, found on “Ball’s Pyramid.”  It was thought to have died out. [read more]

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World's Longest Insect

World's longest insect. Could it mean that insects are evolving into dinosaurs... mammals, primates..? Well?

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