are good at disguising themselves as twigs or tree leaves, making them hard to notice.
Gardeners at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens believe someone keeping stick insects
as pets decided to dump them in the glasshouses.
Suzuki (2010) studied the Japanese stick insects
and mentioned that Megacrania occurs in Iriomote Island (one of Okinawa Islands in Japan).
are rare in the arid and sparsely vegetated environment of the UAE and northern Oman.
JEEPERS CREEPERS: Mike Storey meets a stick insect
and, left, he meets World Experience General Manager Jenny Dobson, new Young Lord Mayor of Liverpool Emily Heeney and her sister Eleanor
Possible answers: The frilled lizard looked like it was screaming; the stargazer fish was brown like the sand; the stick insect
looked like the stems.
I think that's a compliment coming from that stick insect
Our investigations of the stick insect
Carausius morosus indicate that these animals gain their adaptivity and flexibility mainly from the extremely decentralized organization of the control system that generates the leg movements.
There's even an insect petting zoo, which includes a 3-inch-long Madagascar hissing cockroach and a 4-inch long, unsavory-looking New Guinea stick insect
Mainly because the home of the sausage, bean and cheese melt doesn't look like it's the preferred food outlet for the stick insect
that is currently Cheryl.
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Dynamic 9 Orbit 10 Incas 11 Masseur 12 Ado 13 Emigrant 16 Set piece 17 Gym 19 Go to sea 21 Baron 22 Occur 23 Elegant DOWN: 1 Admiral 2 Anecdote 3 Imps 4 Conserve 5 Able 6 Start 8 Commiserate 13 Exposure 14 Nigerian 15 Amenity 18 Egg on 20 Tick 21 Boer QUICKIE ACROSS: 1 Stick insect
8 Fee 9 Ore 11 Lenient 12 Ad-lib 13 Opt 14 Too 15 Unearth 17 Sag 19 Obey 21 Area 23 Orgy 25 Robe 27 Elk 29 Pageant 31 Arc 34 Rye 36 Corgi 37 Own goal 38 Two 39 Art 40 Springboard DOWN: 1 Seep 2 Tent 3 Cleanse 4 In-tray 5 Slant 6 Colt 7 Trio 8 Floss 10 Ebony 16 Hog 18 Gab 20 Bye 22 Rep 24 Run into 25 React 26 Belong 28 Knelt 30 Alibi 32 Rows 33 Crop 34 Roar 35 Yard
Joan - who attended the bashes with husband Percy Gibson and sister Jackie Collins - told Britain's Grazia magazine: "In the ladies loo I spoke to Sofia Vergara, who is a true beauty with a woman's body, not a stick insect
like so many of the starlets.
BIG BUGS: Penny Curtis with Madagascan hissing cockroaches, left, and a New Guniea giant spiny stick insect
, and a giant black millipede, above
From colour changing frogs who can glide up to 15metres between trees, to the world's longest stick insect
growing to a staggering two foot in length, it proves the value of protecting such areas.
Mike Storey with stick insect
BugWorld Experience general manager Jenny Dobson and Lord Mayor Mike Storey with the new Young Lord Mayor of Liverpool, Emily Heeney, left, and her sister, Eleanor