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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenges: Letter U – Needs to have the letters O and U in the word

Author, binoculars, button, gumdrops, yogurt and non-sugar (OK. The last one, sweet though it might be, is a bit of stretch for Cee’s Challenge. But it is fun, eh?  😉 )

Australian Walking Stick

Australian walking stick

Female Australian walking stick (extatosoma tiaratum). To avoid predators this docile insect is camouflaged to look like leaves and if threatened, will curl its tail to mimic a scorpion. The one shown here, subject of the last post, is now back in her terrarium happy to munch on eucalyptus leaves.