If you see a twig nibbling on a leaf, you may have found a walkingstick. Walkingsticks are hard to spot because they look like sticks or leaves. This is good for them, because birds and other predators would love to make them lunch…if they could find them. And what do walkingstick eggs look like? Naturally, they look like seeds.
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