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Thorny Devil Stick

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Thorny Devil Walkingsticks are well named: the males have huge spines on their back legs. These built-in weapons help males defend themselves if attacked by other males or potential predators.


This Walkingstick species resides among the foliage and leaf litter of warm tropical rainforest in New Guinea, New Caledonia, and the Solomon Islands. 

Lives at  Audubon Insectarium

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