Ecology of an Island 2007 / Bald Head_-6
October 12–14, 2007

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Bald Head_-6

Luckily I did not place my hand on this mating pair of Two-lined Walking Sticks (also known as Muskmares). Turns out they can spray a noxious substance from glands in the thorax with amazing accuracy. If it hits you in the eye the irritation and blurry vision may last for hours.