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walking stick

n.
A cane or staff used as an aid in walking.
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In the post on their Facebook page the shop said: "We have had a population explosion of our stick insect colony at the Dragon Reptiles Cardiff store.
Phasmid: Saving the Lord Howe Island Stick Insect has application across the curriculum in areas ranging from the study of invertebrates to the study of endangered species, captive breeding programs, the effects of introduced species and the complex issue of eradication of pests.
Zhao Li, from the Insect Museum of West China (IMWC), found the 62.4-cm-long stick insect in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in 2014.
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She obviously doesn't want to follow the fashionista lemmings who feel that they have to dress like the po-faced, anorexic zombies and stick insect clones we see on some of the current catwalk and rag trade world.
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LIVERPOOL's Lord Mayor got to grips with a stick insect at a new creepy crawly centre.