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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

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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.