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Insects

In Malaysia they have some amazing bugs and creepy crawlies... This for example is a spider named after one of my fave artists, David Bowie! Heteropoda davidbowie was first described by Peter Jäger in 2008, based on a specimen collected by G. Ackermann in 2007 in the Cameron Highlands of peninsular Malaysia. The species name honours David Bowie, with particular reference to songs such as "Glass Spider" (from the 1987 album Never Let Me Down), and the resemblance of the frontal view of the spider to the singer's painted face in his early career

a harmless stick insect

A true bug, with its sucking mouthparts clearly on display

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