Longest insect in world: New species of walking stick in Vietnam nearly record large (VIDEO).

Earth's Second-Longest Insect Found Hiding in Vietnam (Video)

Earth's Second-Longest Insect Found Hiding in Vietnam (Video)

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Jan. 7 2015 8:31 AM

Hidden in the Trees

A new species of oversize insect is exceedingly difficult to spot.

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Coming in at more than a foot long, a new species of phasmid is incredibly large for an insect, but it’s almost impossible to spot by design.