World's Second-Longest Insect Discovered in Vietnam

Stick insects have a strange beauty. These slow-moving insects are one of nature’s most well-known marvels of camouflage.

And their ilk just got a little stranger: entomologists working for the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences have discovered a brand-new species of stick insect nearly two feet long — the second-longest insect ever discovered.
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Entomologists struck out to Vietnam’s Tay Yen Tu Nature Reserve to study Phasmatodea — the scientific name for stick in

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