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Bite-Sized Science - How to tell if a stick can walk? The hidden world of stick insects

  • - (AEST)
  • Melbourne Museum
    11 Nicholson Street, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia

Sometimes a stick isn't just a stick! What are stick insects?

Despite resourcefully using ants to raise their babies, mimicking scorpions to scare predators and incredible camouflage, stick insect's history is full of close calls with extinction.

Learn more about these tricky and sticky insects and how can you spot them in your own backyard.

These sessions are for family audiences, with children aged 6–12. Bite-Sized Science sessions include a 10–15 minute presentation followed by a question and answer (Q&A). Places are limited so please arrive early.