Alex’s Bug Form
Bug Name: Walking Stick, Stick Bug
Scientific Name: Phasmatodea
Color: Green or Brown usually
How big: Can get up to 13″!!!! But not here.
Do they bite? No
Are they poisonous? No
What do they eat? Leaves
Do they change how they look? Babies look like adults, only smaller. But different types of stick insects can look really different. Some can be flatter. There are 3000 kinds of stick bugs
Do they do anything cool? When a predator tries to grab them, they can lose their leg that is being held and get away and then regrow another one. Also, when they lay eggs, they can lay more than 1,000.
Do they walk upside down?yes.
Where do you find them? On leaves
Are they long when they are babies? No, not as long as adults
How long do they live: about 1-2 years