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Look what I've got #1
I forgot this forum was here. Look what I *cough* I mean Fishy Jr got the other week. They have moulted already and now they're much bigger. I'll have to get another pic when I clean them out today.

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Re: Look what I've got #2
Ok enlighten me what is it our eldest 20 would run a mile if I held that as she is terrified of spiders or anything like that
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Re: Look what I've got #3
It doesn't look like the standard stick insects we had - is it a fancy stick insect? A leaf insect? All I can remember is ours ate vast quantities of privet and multiplied madly by parthenogenesis and I was very relieved to hand them back to school after hols ... Hope you are enjoying them!

Ps these are the dull kind we had http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carausius_morosus
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Re: Look what I've got #4
ooh, I like it! Not sure what it is, but I do like it
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Re: Look what I've got #5
I'm sure it's very nice and educational, but I'm with Goldy's eldest on this - can't cope with anything like that at all. Even pics of spiders freak me out
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Re: Look what I've got #6
It's an Extatosoma tiaratum (or giant prickly stick insect to his friends). They are dead easy to look after and I'm hoping they will breed so let me know if you want any eggs!

This one is just a baby, they do great pretty big.

Don't click on this if you're scared

Extreme close up!
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Re: Look what I've got #7
What does it eat, it looks like it should live in a bramble patch?
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Re: Look what I've got #8
Yes, they eat brambles, oak, ivy, eucalyptus, hawthorn, all sorts of things. Children, cats....
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Re: Look what I've got #9
that extreme close up is one of the freakiest things I have ever seen!
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That is so awesome!!!