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Name: Twiggy                                   Species: Giant Spiny Stick Insect (Eurycantha calcarata)

Age: 2 Years Old                                 Sex: Female

Twiggy lives with hundreds of her friends and family. They pretend to be twigs by day and become leaf eating machines by night. They spend their whole lives hiding from predators like birds and lizards who regard them as a tasty snack. If they are attacked they perform a handstand and use their spikey back legs to defend themselves!

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