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  • Richard Levine

    A BIG STICK: Nick Carlile, seen here with the Lord Howe Island phasmid, discovered the thought-to-be extinct insect in 2001.Patrick Honan, Zoos Victoria

  • Jeanette Thomas

    Researchers rediscover a giant insect, thought to have gone extinct a century ago, and plan to reintroduce it to its native island off the coast of Australia. “I’d not seen such a large invertebrate. It was like going back to the Jurassic, when insects ruled the world.”

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