The New Batch

newbatch001After the (natural) death of the last of the adult stick insects in the cage the new generation are now being nurtured in the jars ready for transfer back into the cage when big enough. Despite having a missing leg, Stumpy actually ended up being one of the longest surviving!

The eldest two have already gone through a couple of molts and will probably be ready to be transferred in the next few days.


Mathematician at the University of Warwick in the UK with research interests in equivariant bifurcation theory and applications, especially in modelling of insect locomotion. Teaching interests include online learning and innovative teaching methods. Also in a past life has been involved in summer school courses, and online material, for Gifted and Talented. He has been active on the Internet since 1995, initially though his UFO and Michael Schenker website, but now through a multitude of projects.

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