There’s no need to pre-book general admission tickets. Simply arrive at Level 2 to enter the museum between 9:30am and 3pm (doors close at 4pm). 

Stick Insects

Large stick insect species occur in some suburban areas. They live very well in cages supplied with suitable foliage. Most will accept wattle or eucalypt foliage which should be kept in water. The female lays copious eggs (not to be confused with their similar-looking droppings) which hatch to give a new generation.

Titan stick insect, Acrophylla titan Titan Stick Insect, Acrophylla titan

Spiny Leaf insect or Macleay's spectre,  Extatosoma tiaratum Spiny Leaf Insect or Macleay's spectre, Extatosoma tiaratum

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