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Giant stick insect

Duration: 00:43

George McGavin encounters the largest stick insect he has ever seen in the wild, caught by the boat manager of the camp. Stick Insects are rarely thought of as flying creatures, yet the large fan-like wings and smaller winglets higher up are clearly visible on this individual.

Available since: Mon 7 Sep 2009


George McGavin
Steve Backshall
Gordon Buchanan
Steve Greenwood
Executive Producer
Tim Martin

This clip is from

Lost Land of the Volcano Episode 1

1/3 Wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan discovers the nest of the world's smallest parrot.

First broadcast: 08 Sep 2009

Image for Episode 1 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer

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