The world’s longest known insect has just been unveiled. The stick-insect, whose scientific name is Phobaeticus chani, measures a whopping 56.7 centimetres. Hold your hands 56.7 centimetres apart and you’ll get a shiver down your spine! Check it out:
Although virtually nothing is known about the biology and ecology of this super-sized insect, it is thought that it probably lives in the canopy of the rainforest, making it especially hard to find. Read more here or here.