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Dirty Jobs: Malaysian Walking Leaf Insect

This Malaysian walking leaf insect mimics a leaf and remains absolutely still when threatened. This insect does not need a mate to reproduce as it just makes clones of itself. Learn more with host Mike Rowe on Discovery Channel's series "Dirty Jobs."


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