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Top 20 Amazing Facts about Walking Sticks

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They may be scary looking but they are gentlest creature on earth.

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There are no male walking sticks. Report Abuse
Each egg laid is an exact replica of its mother.
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If walking sticks are not male how do they reproduce
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Many walkingstick have male counter parts. They are simply not dependant on them because of their ability to clone.
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Walking Sticks belong to the Phasmatodea insect family. Report Abuse
Phasmatodea comes from the latin word 'phasma' which means fantom, not that they are scary but they blend in with their surroundings.
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Some countries make tea from the Walkingsticks droppings. Report Abuse
In Malaysia; jungle nymph walkingsticks are kept as pets and they are fed Guava leaves, then make tea from thier droppings. UGH.
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If a predator grabs a walking stick by the leg, the walking stick will let that leg fall of and it will grow another one. Report Abuse
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Some walking sticks have a nasty tasting liquid the spit to ward off attackers. Report Abuse
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When Goliath walking sticks open thier wings they look like a snake that is ready to strike. Report Abuse
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The smallest walking stick lives in the United States it only grows to be an inch long. Report Abuse
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Walking Sticks are nocturnal creatures. Report Abuse
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Walking sticks will shake thier bodies to mimick twigs blowing in the wind. Report Abuse
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In the United States their are giant walking sticks. Report Abuse
They grown to be 7 inches long.
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Some people keep walking sticks as pets. Report Abuse
Their owners feed them strawberries, oak leaves, roses and ivy.
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Walking Sticks eat leaves for food. Report Abuse
They enjoy tree leaves oak and black cherry are their favorites.
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The largest walking stick lives in Malaysia and can grow to be 22 inches long. Report Abuse
That's a two foot walking stick.
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There are 3,000 different speices around the world. Report Abuse
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Australian Walking Sticks defend themselves by looking like scorpions. Report Abuse
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Walking sticks have tiny claws and sucker-like pads on their feet to help them hold on to trees. Report Abuse
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Walking Sticks are different colors. Report Abuse
They can be green, brown, gray or yellow.
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They grow to be about 3 inches long. Report Abuse
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Northern Walking Sticks are found in forests in the United States and Canada. Report Abuse
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Walking Sticks can live to be three years old. Report Abuse
We only have this data from those in capativity. Scientist don't know how long they live in the wild.
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Walking sticks have been around at least 150 million years. Report Abuse
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