Here’s What Makes The Amazon Forest A Wonder Of Nature

Jumping Stick

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These grasshopper-like insects are commonly found on the lower branches of shrubs and trees. Phasmatodea is a stick insect otherwise known as the phasmids and walking sticks and mostly found in tropical habitats like the Amazon forest. This jumping stick is a member of a grasshopper that resembles a cartoon character. Their heads are enlarged and resemble a child desperately in need of braces! These insects usually have an elongated body shape that closely matches the branches of plants on which they climb, rest and feed. These unusual insects are difficult to find because they look so much like branches of trees. The answer to danger by freezing their body position, allowing them to stay unmoving for long periods and become difficult for the predator to detect. This insect considers as the master of disguise, and because of its ability, it is funny to say as a kung fu master insects.

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