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Thursday, August 20, 2020

Just when you think you’ve seen it all...

Courtesy Missouri Department of Conservation

GIANT WALKINGSTICK: Thanks to Jimmy Sexton for capturing a photo of this giant walkingstick on his property near Neosho. This male insect measured in at 9.5 inches! According to MDC Forest Entomologist Robbie Doerhoff, if there were records to be had, this individual may get the trophy! Learn more through our online Field Guide at https://nature.mdc.mo.gov/discover-nature/field-guide/giant-walkingstick