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SCIENCE: There’s an Intersex Stick Insect, And Their Name is Charlie

Charlie the Intersex Stick Insect - Facebook

London’s Natural History Museum has confirmed that the first known dual-sex stick insect has been discovered – and their name is Charlie.

Charlie is a green bean stick insect, or Diapherodes gigantea, who belongs to stick insect breeder Lauren Garfield who lives in Waldringfield, Suffolk.

Garfield shared photos of Charlie to her Facebook page, and said that she had “accidentally” bred a “gynandromorphic” stick insect.

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