Stick Insect

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Giant Jumping Stick Insect at animal school visit leeds

How did they get the name Stick insect? These insects are named for their interesting camouflage technique. They blend into woody plants where they feed. Stick insects even imitate twigs swaying in the wind by rocking back and forth as they move. However, the size is a lot different from a real twig as they… Read more »


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Chinchillas were once on the list for endangered species as people used to hunt them for their fur. This is because their fur is hypoallergenic (means people who are allergic to fur can touch this type of fur) and thought to be the softest of all land animals. Nowadays hunting chinchillas is illegal and they… Read more »