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February 9
09-FEB-2012 © Walter O. Koenig

February 9

Malaysian Stick Insect

Nikon D700 ,Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D ED VR AF
1/160s f/5.3 at 270.0mm iso5000 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
Ann Cleeves29-Dec-2014 23:59
Gosh....staggeringly huge and a little bit horrendous. I hope it stays in Malaysia!
marie-jose wolff10-Feb-2012 14:17
very impressive, a huge insect! V
Raymond10-Feb-2012 13:53
It could almost eat Diego!
Bill Ewart Jr10-Feb-2012 12:03
I didn't realize they grew to this size!~
Fong Lam10-Feb-2012 11:58
What an incredible size! And so scary with the body full of thorns...V
Kat10-Feb-2012 11:31
I can't get over the size! Great shot, Walter
Tom LeRoy10-Feb-2012 11:28
Outstanding details and excellent close-up! V!
Mike H.10-Feb-2012 09:27
Interesting image, Walter. That is more than ample in size!
No stings or bites -- likes to be handled. . . ( ? )
Aud Elise Sjøsæther10-Feb-2012 08:17
Amazing size! Fantastic insect! V
Michal Leszczynski10-Feb-2012 08:10
Wonderful capture. V.
Paolo Peggi (aka Bracciodiferro)10-Feb-2012 07:01
Beautiful sharp and well exposed image Walter,vote
Gérard Koehl10-Feb-2012 05:42
Wow... Impressionnant. V
Bryan Murahashi10-Feb-2012 05:30
Awesome giant critter. Freeks me out a bit. V
coaster10-Feb-2012 02:20
Wow, a gigantic insect!
laine10-Feb-2012 00:53
Had one the same at our friends disappeared...maybe this is it :)
Sabine Stetson10-Feb-2012 00:52
wowww....what an impressive stick this is....hope, it did not
eat all greenery in sight to get to that size...:)) great image...
Carl Carbone10-Feb-2012 00:51
More like branch! What a cool shot.
Jim & Josefina10-Feb-2012 00:46
Double ender!
Frank Brault10-Feb-2012 00:37
This is a terrific photo. The hand provides a wonderful sense of scale for the large insect. V
pkocinski10-Feb-2012 00:36
OMG it's HUGE!
Stephanie10-Feb-2012 00:09
Holy cow! Has this insect been given Human Growth Hormone? It's huge! Love being able to gauge its size on the hand. Great photo Walter :) V
Ann...10-Feb-2012 00:05
Not sure it qualifies as a "stick" but it's very splendid.
Christy VB10-Feb-2012 00:04
wwwowww.... wwwwould NOT want that on my hand! cool pic!
larose forest photos09-Feb-2012 23:59
That is amazing! What a gorgeous and huge, insect. V
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