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Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 15 January 2014 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

I'm useless when it comes to identifying insects, birds, and plants, so if you know the name of this green bug please shout up!

Found at a bug exhibition in Newcastle's Grainger Market.

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PATRICK from miramas, France

splendide compo

15 Jan 2014 6:30am

ursulakatariina from Ed, Sweden

What ever it is called doesn't change the fact it is really beautiful!

15 Jan 2014 6:33am

Christine from Ellemford, United Kingdom

What a brilliant bug

15 Jan 2014 6:37am

PascalXLD from Rennes, France

En effet superbe camouflage

Bonne journée

15 Jan 2014 6:43am

Mooie from Vancouver, Canada

That little guy would definitely fool me!

15 Jan 2014 7:25am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Lord knows what it is but it's amazing

15 Jan 2014 7:49am

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

wow. I was going to say that wasn't found in your back garden. maybe some kind of stick insect?

15 Jan 2014 8:04am

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Nicely captured.:-)

15 Jan 2014 9:36am

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

Gosh, I hope you didn´t find that in your house ;)

15 Jan 2014 9:42am

Devi from Chennai, India

Fantastic image!! These are called Katydids or bush insects!!

15 Jan 2014 9:59am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

He obviously hopes you will leaf him alone. I'd go along with stick insect

15 Jan 2014 10:37am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

15 Jan 2014 10:48am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Leaf him alone, funny:)

15 Jan 2014 12:25pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Well seen and captured Curly! ;-)

15 Jan 2014 2:40pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Wow ! interesting, what a gorgeous insect similar of leaf, nice capture, well seen....:-)

15 Jan 2014 3:24pm

BiLL from Belfast, United Kingdom

Amazing camouflage. Well spotted, Curley.

15 Jan 2014 4:23pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Vraiment étonnant cet insecte, splendide image.

15 Jan 2014 4:37pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

He certainly knows how to hide himself. Fantastic image!

15 Jan 2014 9:07pm

L'angevine from Angers, France

intéressant camouflage

16 Jan 2014 2:31pm

Jeff from Honolulu, United States

Nice macro Curly.

23 Jan 2014 6:35pm

1/90 second
ISO 200
37 mm