Look closely, this is actually a small praying mantis mimicking as a small stick. The mantid is has a thin and long brown body with its 2 pairs of hind legs almost transparent. This could be a juvenile of a rare Leptomantella species.
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Plants in Balung River Eco Resort, Tawau, Sabah.
Lat: 4.42, Long: 118.04
Spotted on Dec 20, 2009
Submitted on Jan 21, 2013
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