Behold, the Gargantuan Stick Insect

An adult female “Ctenomorpha gargantua” from the first captive-reared generation, measuring 56.5 cm in total length. Photo by Museum Victoria

By Chau Tu 

Chau Tu is Science Friday’s story producer/reporter. She delves into the inner reaches of the curious mind to pitch, write, and edit the stories you want to read on SciFri’s website. She likes exploring the mystery of the brain and about what lies beyond Earth. She really hates transcribing, but she’s pretty good at it.