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But after a ship accidentally introduced black rats to the island about a century ago, the stick insects disappeared, only to be found 40 years later on a nearby volcanic sea stack.
But these critters didn't look like old stick insect museum specimens, leaving scientists wondering.
This giant Australian insect is still alive, despite being declared extinct nearly a century ago Long thought to be extinct, Lord Howe Island stick insects (Dryococelus australis) are actually alive and well.
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Definition of stick insect for English Language Learners
: an insect with a long, thin body that looks like a stick
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