PETER MATULAVICH / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY PETER MATULAVICH / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Close up of female macleays spectre (Extatosoma tiaratum), sometimes called the giant prickly pear stick insect, featuring its leaf-like leg which is covered with thorn-life spikes. These large insects can reach lengths of 20 cm and are indigenous to Australia and New Guinea.
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