Can Stick Insects Re-Grow Legs?

If you are considering buying stick insects as pets, or you are a new stick insect owner, there are probably lots of questions that you would like answered. For example, you may be wondering what will happen if your stick insect lays eggs or what is the best type of...

Can Stick Insects Eat Each Other?

Can stick insects eat each other? It is a reasonable question given that the natural world is replete with examples of one kind of animal preying on another. We even have a name for those animals that eat others. We call them the carnivores. If you are not a big fan...

How Long Do Indian Stick Insects Live?

Among the many variations of stick insects, the Indian stick insect is said to make the best pet. Indian stick insects are tropical insects that are rather hardy and quite tolerant of a variety of different conditions. They are so hardy that they tend to be the...

Why Do Stick Insects Lose their Legs?

Stick insects lose their legs for any one of a number of reasons. You’re rightly going to be worried when you notice that your stick insect has lost a leg for the first time. But it’s nothing to worry about. Despite how grizzly it might sound, stick insects are...

How Do I Know if My Stick Insect is Dying?

Spotting the signs of an ill or dying stick insect is something that most owners are oblivious to. However, you can generally tell if your stick insect is unwell by the way it is moving about the enclosure. A stick insect that is ill will begin to act differently and...

How Long Do Stick Insects Live?

Before we try to answer the question of how long do stick insects live, we should point out that the lifespan of stick insects is not linear. For the uninitiated, it can be difficult to understand which stage of the life cycle a stick insect has reached because of how...

When Do Stick Insects Shed their Skin?

When do stick insects shed their skin? Moreover, do you know how and why stick insects shed their skin? These are among the many questions novice stick insect owners have in relation to shedding. But perhaps the biggest question of all is the aforementioned...

Why Have My Stick Insects Died?

Did you find one or more of your stick insect dead in its enclosure? If so, you are likely pondering the question of ‘why have my stick insects died’? This is a question many novice stick insect owners will have. Know, then, that it could be due to any number of...

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