Tuesday 4 September 2012

new insect discovered

Mystery' stick insect discovered
Matt Walker By Matt Walker Editor, BBC Nature
A mysterious new species of stick insect has been discovered living in the Philippines by scientists.The stick insect is wingless, lives on the ground rather than in trees, and is spectacularly coloured, having a green-blue head and orange body.The insect also vents a foul-smelling spray to deter predators.The stick insect is so unique that scientists have given it its own genus and do not yet know its relationship to other stick and leaf insects.read rest see pics here:

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