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Giant tropical stick insect

I was reading a book under a tree in the Daintree Rainforest when this huge beast dropped from the sky and landed on me.

That Is Too Big: A Giant 2-Foot Long Stick Bug

That Is Too Big: A Giant 2-Foot Long Stick Bug

familly related bug - compared to hand size. Found in Southeast China, 2 feet long. World's longest insect.

Achriopterae spinosissima from Madagascar -  a very colorful stick insect species

Achriopterae spinosissima from Madagascar a colorful stick insect species

Goliath Stick-Insect (Eurycnema goliath) near Toowoomba, Queensland / The females can reach lengths of up to 25 cm.

Goliath Stick-Insect (Eurycnema goliath) near Toowoomba, Queensland. The females can reach lengths of up to 25 cm. That's a BIG bug!

Achrioptera fallax has The Blues! Even with those thorny, orange patches on its legs this stick insect looks more juicy and succulent than the surrounding plants!

Achrioptera fallax has The Blues! Walking sticks are such unique insects and incredible looking!

Owlflies are a dragonfly- like insect with large bulging eyes and long knobbed antennaes.

Owlflies, only distantly related to the true flies, and even more distant from the dragonflies and damselflies. They are diurnal or crepuscular predators of other flying insects, and are typically 5 cm in) long.

Lanternfly -------- found this interesting, I have never seen one before ------- and it looks nothing like the lightening bugs from here ------ wondering if the back end lights up too since it is called a lanternfly

Previous pinner: Lanternfly -------- found this interesting, I have never seen one before ------- and it looks nothing like the lightening bugs from here ------ wondering if the back end lights up too since it is called a lanternfly

Adult female Hymenopus Coronatus (Orchid mantis) in a threat display.

Adult female Hymenopus Coronatus (Orchid mantis) in a threat display. Yeah until she bites off your head

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