Walking Stick Insect Close Up

Walking Stick Insect Close Up

Most people think walking stick insects eat other insects. They are vegetarians. Click to play video.

Here are some video and close up images of the Walking Stick Insect I photographed in Pt. Richmond, California. It was about 5″ long. Walking Stick insects are fairly common in our neighborhood but hard to see due to their camouflage. They remind some people of Praying Mantises; however, unlike the former,  Walking Sticks are herbivores. For more info check out http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phasmatodea. here is a great link to a close up video of a different kind of Walking Stick feeding: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQKsLyKA05s.

About Michael Bukay, MS

Hello! I'm Mike Bukay, founder of Michael Bukay & Associates. Much of my career has been spent as a consultant/troubleshooter/instructor in the field of high purity industrial water treatment. During this time I have had the opportunity to work with a variety of clients including IBM, Intel, Electric Power Research Institute, Genentech, Hewlett Packard, Advanced Micro Devices, and many others. These experiences provide me with a solid foundation for the operation and maintenance requirements, and training needs, for process-critical industrial equipment. After 18 years of consulting work, I decided to follow my passion to make movies. I took classes and started making movies. Now, we produce a wide variety of videos. I love the work!
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