Stick Insect: Cuts a fine figure

It’s not easy to spot a stick insect, and to the naked eye they don’t really appear that interesting. Under a macro lens, a most fascinating critter emerges…. Stick Insect_3333

Stick insect

Beautifully camouflaged - Macynia labiata.
Beautifully camouflaged – Macynia labiata.

A total of thirty species of stick insects exist in SA, with at least nine found in the Cape Peninsula.

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