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What Has Been Hiding On This Strange Island For 80 Years Is Almost Impossible To Believe.

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Just when you thought you’d seen it all, another terrifying insect comes along and crawls right into your nightmares. Just off the coast of Australia is an island called Ball’s Pyramid which holds the last remaining members of a horrifying species.

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The Ball’s Pyramid island contains an insect known as the Lord Howe stick insect, a bug so big that it is said to be the size of a human hand. Due to their substantial size, the explorers who discovered them gave them the nickname, ‘tree lobsters.’

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However, they’ve been long thought to have gone extinct. They were first discovered in the late 1700s by European explorers who found the island near Lord Howe Island. The remote region soon experienced an influx in traffic, carrying black rats that decimated the population by 1920.

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However, that all changed in 2001 when Australian scientists, David Priddel and Nicholas Carlile decided to investigate the island, having heard rumblings that the creatures were still around. About 500 feet up the peak of the volcano, they found 24 of them.

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However, they’ve been long thought to have gone extinct. They were first discovered in the late 1700s by European explorers who found the island near Lord Howe Island. The remote region soon experienced an influx in traffic, carrying black rats that decimated the population by 1920.

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However, that all changed in 2001 when Australian scientists, David Priddel and Nicholas Carlile decided to investigate the island, having heard rumblings that the creatures were still around. About 500 feet up the peak of the volcano, they found 24 of them.

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